Rules Question: R2 and R3, 1 out. Line drive to LF. In an effort to keep the ball from going to the fence, F7 removes his glove and tosses it at the ball, but it does not touch the ball. Does the umpire need to make a ruling?
Rules Question: R2, 2 out. High pop up near third. F5 settles under the ball. As R2 jogs by him, he yells “I got it!” and F5 drops the ball, allowing the batter/runner to reach and R2 to take third. Is this interference?
Rules Question: The batter squares and puts his bat over the plate and never moves it as the pitch comes in outside. The umpire calls a strike on the bunt attempt. Is the umpire correct?
Rules Question: R3. The pitcher, from the rubber, makes a snap throw to third followed by a step to third. Has he balked?
Rules Question: R1 and R3, 2 out. Ground ball to F4. R1 is tagged out before reaching second base. But R3 crossed the plate before the tag was applied. Is this a time play? and does the run counts?
Rules Question: R1, 1 out. Line drive to CF is trapped by F8. R1 rounds second but thinks it was caught and retreats halfway back to first. His 1B coach then yells it was dropped. F8 throws to second just prior to R1’s re-arrival. Is this a force...
Rules Question: Batter/runner is safe at 1B on a close play and turns toward 2B well past the bag. F3 tags the runner, who made no attempt to advance, while he is off the bag. The defensive coach claims the runner is out for turning toward second. Is he...
Rules Question: MLB rules. R1 and R3, 2 outs. The batter hits a gap shot to LF and the ball rolls up against a squirrel, delaying the left fielder’s ability to play it. What should the umpire covering the play rule?
Rules Question: R3, 1 out. R3 stealing home. Pitcher steps off legally and throws to F2, but the batter swings and contacts the catcher as R3 safely slides home. What’s the call?
Rules Question: R1, 1 out. Soft liner toward the SS, who gloves the ball and intentionally drops it to try a double play. What should the umpire rule?