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Can a Fielder Block a Base?

In the July 24 Blue Jays-Mariners game in Seattle, Jays catcher Dioner Navarro picked off Brad Miller at third base. There was some question whether or not Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson obstructed the runner’s path to the base. If you view the play, you will notice that Donaldson blocked the base with his knee as he received the throw from Navarro. Miller had no where to go and was called out after making minor…

In the July 24 Blue Jays-Mariners game in Seattle, Jays catcher Dioner Navarro picked off Brad Miller at third base. There was some question whether or not Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson obstructed the runner’s path to the base. If you view the play, you will notice that Donaldson blocked the base with his knee as he received the throw from Navarro. Miller had no where to go and was called out after making minor…

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...or when a batter-runner is obstructed by a pitcher covering first base without the ball in his possession while the ball is in the infield.

 

 

 

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