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Ball Slips From Pitcher’s Hand – Balk

According to rule 6.02 (b) Comment, “A ball which slips out of the pitcher’s hand and crosses the foul line shall be called a ball; otherwise it will be called no pitch. This would be a balk with men on base.” The question is – what is considered a slip as opposed to a pitch […]

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Is the Pitcher in the Stretch or Full Wind-up?

A rare balk reversal in the Padres-Rockies game on Sunday at Coors Field led to the ejection of Padres manager Pat Murphy. It involved Rockies pitcher Chris Rusin whose pitching style is controversial to say the least. My comments will follow the article that was written by Corey Brock.  Murphy ejected after balk call is […]