runner and deflected ball

Runner is Hit by a Batted Ball. Safe or Out? It Depends…

There’s a perception that when a runner is hit by a batted ball, he is always out. Not true. Runners are struck by batted balls in a variety ways. If this occurs when the runner is hit in front of an infielder, who is attempting to make a play, he is called out for interference…

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