Pitch Lands in Umpire’s Pocket
Topics: Equipment, Lodged Ball, Umpire, Umpire InterferenceThis is a video post.
Ball gets lodged in outfield wall. What happens now?
Topics: Base Awards, Dead Ball Area, Expert Analysis, Lodged Ball, Official Baseball Rules, Replay Review
Lodged Baseballs Per rule 5.05 (a) (7), a ball is considered lodged if, in the judgment of the umpire, the natural trajectory of the flight of the ball is interrupted long enough to affect further play. A batted ball that sticks in a fence, scoreboard, shrubbery or vines located on the playing field should be…