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Catch a Ball and Fall/Carry into Dead Ball Area

Perhaps Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo should be called “Catch and Carry Rizzo” because of his penchant for making catches before carrying the ball into dead ball territory. The Cubs and Brewers played at Wrigley Field on August 12. In the top of the sixth inning the Brewers had Jonathan Lucroy on first base and one out when Ryan Braun hit a popup in foul territory along the first base line. Rizzo jumped onto the…

Perhaps Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo should be called “Catch and Carry Rizzo” because of his penchant for making catches before carrying the ball into dead ball territory. The Cubs and Brewers played at Wrigley Field on August 12. In the top of the sixth inning the Brewers had Jonathan Lucroy on first base and one out when Ryan Braun hit a popup in foul territory along the first base line. Rizzo jumped onto the…

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...great play but he exchanged an out for a run.

Was the sixth inning too early to be thinking about the rule?

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