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Pitcher Must Notify Umpires to use Full Windup with Runners on Base

The Cubs hosted the Reds at Wrigley Field, September 17, 2019. With Sonny Gray on the mound, the bottom of the second inning began with a walk to Victor Caratini. Gray, pitching from the stretch position, retired the next two batters. Then, on his first pitch to Yu Darvish, Gray went to his full windup […]

Official Rules of NCAA-Level Baseball

NCAA 9-3k

In the windup position, the pitcher is limited to two pumps. PENALTY: Balk, ball becomes dead. [OBR: No rules provision.]

Official Rules of NCAA-Level Baseball

NCAA 9-1a

(In the windup) -The pitcher shall stand with his chest and shoulders generally facing the batter. Penalty: Warning on the first offense; Ball/balk (Illegal pitch) for subsequent offenses by any pitcher who enters the game. [OBR 5.07a1: (In the windup) -The pitcher shall deliver while facing the batter. Penalty: Ball/balk.]