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Base Awards on a Wild Throw

Russ from Illinois asks:

When a fielder throws the baseball out of play/into dug out or stands. When does an umpire determine where runner on base was or how does he determine how many ba... Read More

Pitching With Sunglasses

Larry Spurr from Cedar Lake, IN asks:

Is there a MLB rules that states the pitcher can not wear sunglasses on the mound unless they are prescription sunglasses?

There is no r... Read More

Batted Ball Hitting a Base

Terence Condon from Peachland BC, Canada asks:

When a live ball struck by the batter hits a base, is it a fair ball in play?

Yes! As soon as a batted ball hits first or third... Read More