Retiring the Runner: [Official Rule 5.09(b)(4)] Runner is tagged out by a fielder. The fielder has the ball and the runner is not touching the base [Official Rule 5.09(b)(4)] Fielder touches a base on a force out [Official Rule 5.09(b)(6)] Force plays are situations where a runner on base is required to advance to the […]
fourth out appeal Tag Archive
Let’s look at the following play that could have resulted in a “fourth out” appeal when the Tigers and Indians played at Comerica Park on June 24, 2016.
A strange inning-ending double play occurred in the August 26, 2015 game between the Royals and Orioles in Kansas City. In the bottom of the second, the Royals had two runs in and runners on first (Omar Infante) and second (Paulo Orlando) and one out when Alcides Escobar flied to Adam Jones in deep left […]