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Marisnick Lucroy Brutal Collision Legal or Not?

Marisnick/Lucroy Collision at the Plate Perhaps the most egregious runner/catcher collision of the 2019 season occurred in the Angels-Astros game on July 7, in Houston, when the Astros’ Jake Marisnick ran over Angels’ catcher Jonathan Lucroy. With the game tied at 10-10 and one out in the bottom of the eighth, Angels’ reliever Hansel Robles […]

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Batter-Runner Interference

Rule 5.09 (a) (11): Retiring the Batter The Mariners and Red Sox played at Safeco Field on August 1, 2016. In the bottom of the sixth, Shawn O’Malley dribbled a ground ball in front of the plate. Sox catcher Sandy Leon threw to first baseman Hanley Ramirez. The throw hit off O’Malley, who advanced to third […]

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2015 Royals Almost Pull Off 4-Out Inning

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 […]