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Batter-Runner Beats the Throw but Steps on Fielder’s Foot! Safe or Out?

Topics: Batter Runner, Runners
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Can a Fielder Block a Base?

Topics: Base, Definitions, Obstruction, Runners

In the July 24 Blue Jays-Mariners game in Seattle, Jays catcher Dioner Navarro picked off Brad Miller at third base. There was some question whether or not Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson obstructed the runner’s path to the base. If you view the play, you will notice that Donaldson blocked the base with his knee…

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