fourth out Tag Archive
Any runner shall be called out, on appeal, when – (a) after a fly ball is caught, the runner fails to retouch the base before said runner or the base is tagged (NOTE: “Retouch” in this rule, means to tag up and start from a contact with the base after the ball is caught. A […]
A confusing play that led to multiple challenges occurred in the top of the seventh inning of the September 27, 2015 game between the Indians and Royals at Kansas City. With runners on the corners and one out, Lonnie Chisenhall lined out to Royals’ pitcher Ryan Madson, who quickly flipped the ball to first baseman […]
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.
Sunday’s Reds-D’Backs game in Arizona ended in controversy as it involved a rare double appeal to end the inning and a misinterpretation of the rules by the umpires. With the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the tenth inning, the D’Backs had the bases loaded with one out when Chris Owings hit a shot […]