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Hit-By-Pitch Strikeout

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The Phils and Cubs played at Wrigley on September 28, 2022. Nico Hoerner led off the bottom of the sixth facing Aaron Nola. With a 2-2 count, he swung at a pitch and the ball rolled slowly between home and third. It was fielded by Nola who didn’t have a play. There was a question…

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Can Teammates Assist a Runner to First Base?

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The Rangers-Orioles game on July 4th in Baltimore ended on an intriguing note. With the score tied 6-6, Rougned Odor led off the 10th with a bunt single off Rangers’ pitcher Matt Moore that advanced automatic runner Austin Hays to third. Moore then intentionally walked Ramón Urías to load the bases before hitting Luis Mateo…

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Jonathan India Beaned in the Head, Reds Warned

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The baseball world ducked tragedy on Sunday, April 25, 2021, when the Cardinals hosted the Reds at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Cardinals starter, Jack Flaherty was dotting the edges of the zone all day until he tossed a high hard one that struck Reds rookie infielder, Jonathan India, just above the left earflap. India…

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MLB Batter Leans into Pitch and Wins the Game

Topics: Base Awards, Batter, Hit By Pitch, Uncategorized

A controversial ending gave the New York Mets a win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday afternoon at Citi Field. The game was tied in the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded and one out. Anthony Bass appeared to strike out Michael Conforto looking but home plate umpire Ron Kulpa ruled the baseball…

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Reds’ Jesse Winker Strikes Out on HBP

Topics: Batter, Hit By Pitch, Strike Zone
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College Batter Strikes Out on Hit By Pitch

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When a Batter Leans into a Pitch

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Batter is Hit By Pitch While Out of the Batter’s Box

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When a Pitch Hits the Batter on a Swing or a Checked Swing.

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Hit By Pitch, Not So Simple

Topics: Batter, Batter's Box, Hit By Pitch, Uncategorized

When a batter is hit by a pitch it is usually an easy call for the home plate umpire; dead ball, batter awarded first base and all runners who are forced advance one base. But what happens if the batter is not in the batter’s box? Or attempts to swing or offers to bunt the…

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