Raimel Tapia

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Catcher’s Interference: All Runners Advanced on the Play

Topics: Catcher Interference

In previous reports, I covered the topic of catcher’s interference and how the increase in calls is concerning and is an underrated problem in the game. In two recent Red Sox games the catcher’s interference rule played a major role in victories for the Sox. In the April 15, 2023 contest between the Angels and…

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When Will They Learn? Do Not Pass Another Runner!

Topics: Runners, Runners Passing Runners, Uncategorized

It is a simple rule but many players, even veteran major leaguers, remain uninformed. Do not pass another runner while running the bases. (5.09(b)(9) (9) He passes a preceding runner before such runner is out; This play happened on Opening Day, April 1, 2021 when the Dodgers played the Colorado Rockies. In the third inning…

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