In recent years, several pitchers have gone to a modified set/windup position by positioning their pivot foot on the rubber and their free foot in front of the rubber. This can be especially confusing to the runner. Because of this, MLB invoked the following rule revision for the 2017 season. SET VS. WINDUP POSITION Rule […]
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There are two legal pitching positions, the Windup Position and the Set Position, and either position may be used at any time. Pitchers shall take signs from the catcher while standing on the pitcher’s plate. Pitchers may disengage the pitcher’s plate after taking their signs but may not step quickly onto the pitcher’s plate and […]
There are two legal pitching positions that can be used by a pitcher during a game – the windup position and the set position. The pitcher must take signs from the catcher in either position and he must be in contact with the pitching rubber.
A rare balk reversal in the Padres-Rockies game on Sunday at Coors Field led to the ejection of Padres manager Pat Murphy. It involved Rockies pitcher Chris Rusin whose pitching style is controversial to say the least. My comments will follow the article that was written by Corey Brock. Murphy ejected after balk call is […]