quick pitch Tag Archive

Academy Courses

Infractions That Result in a Ball Called on the Batter With no Runners on Base

Quick pitch or illegal pitch Tampering with the baseball and the play that ensued is not accepted by the offensive team Violating the hand-to-mouth rule. If a pitcher goes to his mouth while in contact with the rubber, or if he goes to his mouth and does not wipe his fingers, a ball is called […]

Insider Report

Carrasco Delivers an Illegal Pitch

The Mariners hosted the Indians on June 8, 2016. Kyle Seager was batting in the bottom of the fourth with a 1-2 count, two outs and the bases empty when he grounded out 3 unassisted. But the crew (Mike Muchlinski, John Hirschbeck, D.J.Reyburn and Bill Welke) met and, after about three minutes of discussion, correctly called […]

Insider Report

Quick Pitch: Illegal and Dangerous

Things got hot in Philadelphia this past Tuesday night after the Mets’ Hansel Robles “quick pitched” Darin Ruf of the Phillies. Insider Observations: Per rule 6.02 (a) (5), a quick pitch is an illegal pitch. “Umpires will judge a quick pitch as one delivered before the batter is reasonably set in the batter’s box. With […]