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When a ball off the wall is really a home run.

Play #1 After review, Kipnis’ Home Run becomes a triple The Tigers and Indians played in Cleveland on Friday, June 21, 2019. In the bottom of the eighth, the Indians had a runner on first base and no outs when Jason Kipnis hit a ball that was originally ruled a home run by second base […]

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Broadcasters Call Machado Play “Bush League.” But is it Interference?

Diamondback Announcers did not hold back on their opinion of Manny Machado and his controversial play in San Diego versus the Padres, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. “It’s such an unnecessary thing, to say the least” Brenly said. “Obviously, it could create a potential injury. You drop a bat next to a guy who’s looking up […]

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Batter Taps Rolling Ball with Bat

    Normally, when you think of batter-runner interference, you think of the batter-runner who runs out of the 45-foot long, 3-foot wide runner’s box the last 45-feet and interferes with the fielder taking the throw. But batter-runner interference can occur long before the batter-runner reaches the box. Once the ball is batted into fair […]

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Runner Fails to Retouch Base

It’s probably seldom that coaches have taken their runners to second base or third base and showed them the proper technique in retouching the base when returning on the bases. It sounds simple, but the footwork can get tricky when a runner takes only one step or a half step off the base attempting to […]

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Runner Fails to Retouch Base

It’s probably seldom that coaches have taken their runners to second base or third base and showed them the proper technique in retouching the base when returning on the bases. It sounds simple, but the footwork can get tricky when a runner takes only one step or a half step off the base attempting to […]