You have baseball questions, we have baseball answers.

Stump The Ump is the source for answers about baseball rules, game situations, or umpiring.

 

Latest Answers

Advancing A Strike Three Passed Ball

Bob Fontaine from Silver Spring, MD asks:

If the catcher misses a pitched ball on strike three and there are runners on second or third, is/are the runner(s) allowed to advance? If not, c... Read More

Confusion After A Fly Ball

Coach O from Iowa asks:

We teach to run hard through first base regardless if you are out of safe. The first base coach will tell you what to do. Here is the situation: Runners on 1st and... Read More

Tagging a Runner's Hair

Richard from Canada asks:

What happens when a player has extremely long hair (e.g. dreadlocks) and is a base runner? Does a tag on the hair constitute an out? And could long hair render a... Read More