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3B Nice Catch Near Dugout Costs his Team a Run

Beware on Pop-ups Caught Near or in Dugout The Royals hosted the A’s in an afternoon game on August 30, 2019. In the top of the eight inning, with Royals runners on second and third and the Royals holding a one-run lead, A’s Corban Joseph lofted a high pop-up near the third base dugout. Royal’s […]

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Batter Interferes With Catcher’s Throw

Two Batter Interference plays that occurred six days apart are worth a look. Play Number 1 On August 31st the Astros hosted the Rangers at Tropicana Field in Florida because of Hurricane Harvey.  In the bottom of the first, the Astros had George Springer on first base and no outs when Alex Bregman swung through […]

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Out on Interference

The Indians hosted the White Sox on September 19, 2015. In the top of the sixth, the White Sox had runners on second and third and one out when Rob Brantley hit a ball toward shortstop Francisco Lindor. Trayce Thompson, the runner on second advancing to third base, ran in front of Lindor and in […]