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A Bobble in Real Time is a Catch in Slo-Mo

What Happened? Rich Marazzi: The Marlins beat the Tigers 5-4 in 11 innings on Tuesday night. A costly overturn of a “no catch” on the field call could have contributed to the Tigers’ defeat. The Tigers were batting in the bottom of the ninth with runners on first and third and one out when Ronny […]

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You Can’t Dupe That Eye in the Sky

The Astros hosted the Angels on June 20. Mike Trout was batting in the top of the third with Yunel Escobar on third base, two outs and a 1-2 count. On the next Doug Fister pitch, Trout hit a slow roller up the first baseline that was fielded by Fister, who threw to Marwin Gonzalez […]

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Umpires Reverse Call on Missed Catch

Before the advent of the instant replay, one of the concerns that umpires had was: where to place multiple runners when a fielder traps the ball or doesn’t make a catch and the play is ruled a catch? The answer is, umpires have the authority to place the runners at the base/bases they would have […]