Umpires Change Foul Ball Call to Fair Ball
Topics: Replay Review
The Mets and Brewers met in Milwaukee on April 5, 2023 when Alan Porter’s crew changed an errant foul ball call by first base umpire Sean Barber to a fair ball off the bat of New York’s Omar Narváez with one out and the bases empty in the top of the fourth. Plate umpire Mike…
Batter’s Interference: Coaching Tips For Smart Coaches
Topics: Batter Interference, Blog, Rule of the Week
When a batter hinders a catcher making a play, it is basic batter interference. It usually happens that a batter swings at a pitch, misses and then falls into the space of the catcher who is attempting to throw out a runner. The batter is out and the runner(s) are returned to their previous base….