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When is it Catcher interference?
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shallow fly ball that is called by a state's name
fair ball or foul
What is it called?
Baseballs during a game
who is out or do you ignore it?
Baseballs during a game
Which is the most common type of out - strike out, fly out or ground out?
what is a dirty inning in baseball
How many bases are awarded when SS cuts off throw from the outfield and then throws the ball out of play?
who is the pitcher
tagging without ball in glove
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When is a Fly ball a Sac Fly ?
If a runner crosses home plate on a fly out without tagging up does the runner need to retouch home plate before heading back to third?
Free base or not
Line drive hits pitchers plate and comes straight back behind home plate without
is a run scored on a balk an earned run?
can a batter be called out who was awarded base on balls?
How should this be scored
What is meant by "where the catcher is setting up"?
As a Coach, telling your batter where the catcher is setting up (in or out) considered cheating in baseball ?
If bases are loaded, there is one out, and a foul fly ball is caught? Can any base runners advance?
Infield fly rule
Third Base foul or fair?
interferance or no call
can a fielder ware a batting glove on his throwing hand
A fielder drops a fly ball with a runner on first base but another fielder picks it up a forces the runner out at second base. Is there an error on the play?
I throw R-handed but I bat as a L-handed, Am I weird?
If a runner is tagged late after sliding into 2nd and the previous runner has not been put out at third and is in a run down between bases is the runner who made it to 2nd safe or out?
Players stats show more games appeared in than the team played.
When was the last time a team hit grand slams in two consecutive games and lost both games?
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Why is centerfield always the deepest dimension in any ballpark?
When the Yankees are up to bat some people hold up a sign - It looks like this * what does that mean
Are players permitted to keep their uniforms,bats,etc.when they leave their teams ?
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How Do Tag Outs/Outs Work?
Little League: How bad of a coaching blunder?
No play at first
Fielder's Choice or Error?
a batted ball hits the pitchers plate and bounces and rolls to the area behind the home plate without a player touching it, is it a fair ball ?
When to run?
If you have a player on first and second but your ninth hole pitcher is at bat. What do you do?
Why don't on deck batters "coach the plate"?
Catcher drops third strike, batter can try for first base.
Fair fly ball deflected over fence.
Balk and runner on first stealing second before pitch is delivered.
Hidden ball trick, where is the pitcher allowed to be and not to be.
1st and 2nd no out and also 1 out. Best play available.
What is the advantage to one hop a ball to home plate vs. a direct throw to the catcher?
Triple or Single with an Error
Ground Ball to Right Fielder, Hit or Error?
Can a batter steal first after a foul tip strike 3?
obstruction, interference or no call
10 yr old son that has loved the game for 5 years says he still does, but is lethargic on the flield
Collision an Error?
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Hit, error, or fielder's choice?
Stepping on Home plate
Can you walk on ball three to advance runners on first and second
Sac Bunt Scoring two runners.
if a pitcher leaves the game in the middle of an at bat with 2 balls on the batter, another pitcher comes in and throws to balls and walks him, who does walk go to?
Ball in the dirt, blocked by the catcher and the runner advances
runner on first and pitcher is standing just behind rubber. facing home. he lifts his arms as if to start windup and then steps back and picks off runner who started to second. is that a balk.
Batter swings and misses third strike ball bounces off catchers shin guard and rolls in dugout. How many if any extra bases does the batter receive?
Has any player ever played in the College World Series & Major League World Series in the same year?
Some MLB Player have very long hair. EXAMPLE: Dread Locks. Can a tag be applied to the hair?
The Pirates have played 3 straight 1-0 games. What is the record for the most consecutive 1-0 games?
How fast does 100mph fastball reach batter?
Is batter awarded rbi
Is the runner out if hit by the ball while in play and in the baseline?
batter has count of three balls and two strikes. he runs to first base thinking it was ball four. should umpire call batter back and complete batting.
batter stiffins up at point of contact
Does a fielders choice score as 0-1 feiedes?
Is it right / appropriate / sportsmanlike for the scorekeeper to call to fielders where batters hit in previous innings?
Who should play in the outfield corner positions , a right handed thrower in right and a left handed thrower in left or is it vice versa?
Why do lefty batters supposedly love the "down and in" pitch?
Only pitchers to record wins with the Yankees, Red Sox and Mets?
Can a runner steal second on a caught third strike less than two outs?
What position would suit me?
What is the infield Fly rule
on an overthrown ball at first base that stays in play how many bases can you advance in little league?
How do you score a stolen base?
Is there a video of Mike Piazza covering 3rd (from his catcher's position) to retire an advancing runner?
Baseball team student manager
Who backs up first on a ground ball to second?
Does the run count?
Ruling on a Balk
If a right fielder fields the ball, does he have a designated cut off man? Who should he throw the ball to?
If a pinch hitter who is pinch hit for return later in the game?
If a first baseman fields a ball and pitcher is covering first, but the first baseman takes the bag and steps on the pitchers foot before the runner gets there, is he safe or out?
When did Florida Marlins change name to Miami Marlins and why ?
If a batter hits a ball that bounced up from in the dirt into the stands is it a homerun?
Does the play stand?
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How do I get more air under my hits?
Who's responsibility is it to tell the runner if a fly ball is an out or a ball in play?
Ground Ball back to Pitcher
What is the correct call in this situation?
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3RD STRIKE CALL
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Is the foul line fair or foul?
Is an infielder allowed to fake that the ball is thrown to him to make a player slide?
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Force or tag play?
Location of Outfielders
Bases Loaded with the winning run at 3rd with 1 out
My son cant hit a ball past pitchers mound?
Can a batter get an RBI on a dropped third strike?
Runner on first,ground ball to second the runner on first never left the base. We threw to first to force the batter. Isn't the runner on first supposed to vacate the base? Ken
My son can't hit off a kid pitch. Why?
Double Play or Triple Play?
Hit or Fielder's choice?
Etiquette on first base?
Has a player ever hit the cycle twice in a game?
can a batter cause a balk
Sac Bunt or Fielder's Choice?
How many pitches should a 17 yr old throw in 1 day?
r1 missed second
What is the best way to learn how to pick every ball thrown to you?
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Can a umpire award a base for obstruction?
if a batted ball hits first base and then bounces out of play is it fair or foul
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What MLB batter first used a shin guard while at home plate? Who invented the batters shin guard?
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What player first used or invented the shin guard?
if a pitch hits your hands while holding the bat is it a walk or a strike
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Who hits first, home or away?
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Switching batting and running gloves.
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Did I pitch? Not rated yet
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called out for base runner lane rule. Not rated yet
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Call at first base. Not rated yet
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Past Players Not rated yet
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I often see players not stand on or touch the base before throwing to complete a double play? Not rated yet
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Force out Not rated yet
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What happens next? Not rated yet
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Signals Not rated yet
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Batter steps over first base without touching the bag Not rated yet
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Fastest base running? Not rated yet
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tag ups Not rated yet
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Over throwing first base. Not rated yet
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On deck circle Not rated yet
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Does a runner have to tag the next base? Not rated yet
Runner at 2nd with no outs. Batter hits ground ball cleanly fielded by shortstop who holds the ball to prevent runner from advancing. Batter is safe at first. How is this situation scored? Not rated yet
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11 year old hits great in practice, can't seem to hit in game. Holds the bat up front (to correct late swing) ,load/follow thru good...just can't hit the ball. Trying too hard? Not rated yet
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