Base Award Chart – Thrown Ball
Topics: Base Awards, Placing Runners, Uncategorized
Infield Throws and Pitched Balls That Deflect into Dead Ball Territory: Part II
Topics: Base Awards, Catcher, Dead Ball Area, Dugout, Placing Runners
In this Part II edition involving deflected balls, I’ll cover batted balls that deflect off infielders that go into dead ball territory and pitched balls that deflect off the catcher and go into dead ball territory. Unless noted, the Pro, NCAA and NFHS rule is the same. Ball Deflects Off Infielder and Lands in Dead…
Bruce Bochy Knows the Rules!
Topics: Catcher, Dead Ball Area, Dugout, Latest News, Placing Runners, Placing Runners
Regarding throws from the infield that go out of play, umpires must determine if it the “first play” or “second play.” By rule, when an infielder initially fields the ball, that is NOT A PLAY. The infielder’s “first play” is either: (1) a throw to a base (most common), (2) an attempted tag of a…