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When a Fielder Makes a Throw into a Dead Ball Area

Your typical base awards for runners on infielder overthrows that go into dead ball territory are two bases from their position at the time of the pitch. But don’t fall asleep. There are other base awards that emerge on infielder overthrows into DBT that depend on “first” and “second” plays in the infield. A rare base was award was issued in the ninth inning of the Jays-Indians game in Toronto on Monday night. Rule 5.06…

Your typical base awards for runners on infielder overthrows that go into dead ball territory are two bases from their position at the time of the pitch. But don’t fall asleep. There are other base awards that emerge on infielder overthrows into DBT that depend on “first” and “second” plays in the infield. A rare base was award was issued in the ninth inning of the Jays-Indians game in Toronto on Monday night. Rule 5.06…

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...4-6-3, on a hit and run or steal attempt, this is when the red flag should go up for the “second play” in the infield.

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