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Since this is the first post I will give an overview of what will be on this site. The home page will have the a few of the latest questions I have answered about baseball rules, game situations, or umpiring ... (more)

Dead Before the Plate?

Jim from Michigan asks:

A pitch is in the dirt and the batter offers but holds up his swing. It is a called strike but the batter says it was a dead ball before it got to plate. What's th... (more)

Force Out By Tagging the Bag With The Glove

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Two outs, runners on first and second. Ground ball to third baseman which hits off his glove and rolls in foul territory. Picks up ball with bare hand and tags t... (more)

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