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Marlins Brewers Pitched Ball Lodged in Padding, Runner Awarded 1B

Topics: Base Awards, Lodged Ball

The Marlins hosted the Brewers on May 15th.  In the bottom of the eighth, Brian Anderson was batting with two outs and facing Aaron Ashby. He struck out and the ball got by catcher Omar Narváez.  The Brewers’ catcher retrieved the ball that was under the padding near the backstop. He appeared to have no…

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Batter Hits Pitch with Follow Through

Topics: Batter Interference, Catcher, Interference
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CHEAP STEAL OR A FREE BASE? 

Topics: Base Awards, Equipment, Lodged Ball, Placing Runners, Umpire

By Brady Hood In 1948, Kansas City outfielder Leon Culberson ran to second when a pitch missed the catchers mitt and got lodged in home plate umpire Harry King’s mask. Ultimately the umpires got together and ruled that the ball was still in play and Culberson was credited with a stolen base. So what would…

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Umpire Hit by Batted Ball

Topics: Batted Ball, Official Baseball Rules, Placing Runners, Umpire Interference, Video - Interference
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Not So Simple: Catcher’s Interference

Topics: Catcher, Catcher Interference, Interference, Official Baseball Rules, Rule of the Week, Video - Interference
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Pitcher’s Wild Throw Goes Out of Play

Topics: Base Awards, Dead Ball Area, Official Baseball Rules, Pitcher, Pitcher Pick-offs, Placing Runners, Rule of the Week, Video - Pitcher
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Not So Simple: Catcher’s Interference

Topics: Batter, Catcher Interference, Interference, Official Baseball Rules, Rule of the Week, Video - Batter
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Runner Hit By Batted Ball – Not always Out!

Topics: Batted Ball, Deflected Ball, Interference, Runner Interference, Runners, Umpire Manual Rules, Video - Runner
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It is Obstruction on the Pitcher?

Topics: Base Awards, Batter Runner, Fielding, Obstruction, Pitcher, Placing Runners
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Ted Barrett and Chris Welsh Discuss Obstruction on a Batter/Runner Before He Reaches 1B

Topics: Base Awards, Batter Runner, Obstruction, Pitcher, Video - Fielder, Video - Pitcher, Video - Runner
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