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July 13, 2022
Bigtimer40
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Foul Tip

I do know that our league adopted the rule: There is no “Foul Tip”. Any pitched ball that contacts the bat and is caught by the catcher results in the batter being out.

Im not sure if this was amended in the rule book or not.
July 13, 2022
Bigtimer40
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Are we playing Soccer or Baseball

Had a couple instances last night:

First was a overthrown ball from outfield to infield, pitcher runs and is not going to be able to glove the ball, so he extends his leg to stop the ball with his foot.

Second...Basically the same scenario but with a ground ball in a gap in the outfield that a fielder is chasing after.

Neither time was the ball put out of play. Are both of these legal touches by the fielders?
May 20, 2022
Bigtimer40
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Commitment line on a tag up.

the commitment line violation isn't an out until it is recrossed is what i understand. So as long as the player doesn't recross it to retreat back to second, he is not out until the bag is touched?
May 19, 2022
Bigtimer40
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Commitment line on a tag up.

Had a situation come up this week. Zero outs runners on 1st and 2nd. Deep fly ball to left field that everyone including the runner on 2nd was for sure clearing the fence. Ball is caught at the fence, runner from 2nd has passed the commitment line and was almost to the scoring line. Runner on first played it smart and went bag for the tag up and headed towards second and stopped within inches of it. Ball comes in Shortstop touches second, runner from 1st immediately puts his foot on the bag. Runner from 2nd just stood around the commitment line and watched it. My call: i signal out as soon as the fly ball is caught, I then signal an out for the runner that missed the tag up at second, and the runner from 1st to second is safe. The question here is, when was the runner from 2nd actually out? When he crossed the commitment line, or when the base he failed to tag up from was touched? When should the base have been available to the runner from 1st without being able to be put out?
May 12, 2022
Bigtimer40
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Hitting the Gap

That is how we have been calling it. It was argued that it was from the last base touched as time was called
May 12, 2022
Bigtimer40
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Hitting the Gap

On one of our fields the outfield fence sits on a hill and has a large gap under it. It is very often that a hard hit ball goes thru this gap and out of play. Usually when the fielder declares it out of play, a runner that was either on first has touched 2nd and was on his way to 3rd as well as a runner on 2nd already rounding 3rd. Is this a 2 base from the initial base they occupied or is a from the last base touched?
April 6, 2022
Bigtimer40
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: bases loaded but no advancement

Had a situation last night where bases were loaded zero outs. Ground ball to third baseman, the runner on third doesn't ever leave the bag to run home, 3r baseman fields it touches third base, but also tags the guy running from second to third. whats the call?
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