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The Appeal Process: Keep Continuous Action and Keep the Force Alive

I have advocated that when possible, the defensive team should make the appeal before “Time” is called. They should keep continuous action. The defensive team should go right to the base/bases, or tag the offending runner/runners when appealing. There is no reason to get the ball to the pitcher unless the ball is in dead ball territory or “Time” was called for some reason. Keeping the ball alive is advantageous to the defensive team. When an…

I have advocated that when possible, the defensive team should make the appeal before “Time” is called. They should keep continuous action. The defensive team should go right to the base/bases, or tag the offending runner/runners when appealing. There is no reason to get the ball to the pitcher unless the ball is in dead ball territory or “Time” was called for some reason. Keeping the ball alive is advantageous to the defensive team. When an…

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...appeal after a timeout, the Angels made a very clean, simple and wise continuous action appeal, 9-4-6 (Rafael Ortega to Gregorio Petit to Cliff Pennington.)

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