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Umpire Calls “Time” While Runner Sprints Toward Home

Umpires are allowed to call “Time” under many conditions. But when should an umpire be prohibited from calling “Time?” The top of the ninth inning of the Yankees-Dodgers game at Dodger Stadium on Saturday turned into one of the most bizarre half innings of the season as multiple rules surfaced on the same play. When […]

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Called Time-Out

The only person on the field who can call “time” is the umpire. Any of the umpires on the field can call “time” but no coach or player is permitted to call “time.” They may only request “time” being called.