Cole Hamels Tag Archive

Insider Report

Hamels Incorrectly Called for Balk (2015)

It appears that the umpires, broadcasters and opposing manager all dropped the ball regarding an appeal play situation that occurred in the top of the fifth inning of the Astros-Rangers game played on September 14, 2015. Here is what happened. Jake Marisnick doubled with one out. While rounding first base, he stumbled, touching the base […]

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Runners Retouch Base

Just 11 days after Bryce Harper was called out on appeal for failure to retouch second base on his way back to first base, two runners on May 2 were victims of rule 7.10 (b)-Ichiro Suzuki (Marlins) and Anthony Gose (Tigers). In the bottom of the second inning of the Phils-Marlins game in Miami, the […]