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Discussion: This occcured today, what is the call?

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Dec. 3, 2021
franjan
20 posts
This occcured today, what is the call?
OK, 2 outs, runners on 1st and 2nd. Base hit to the outfield. The runner on 1st misses 2nd base bag and goes to third. Runner on 2nd base scores. Defense appeals that the 1st base runner missed 2nd and it is upheld for the 3rd out. Does the run still count?
Dec. 4, 2021
Turning2
Men's 70
154 posts
If the throw comes in from the outfield, and prior to any time called on the field by the plate umpire, and defense throws to second base, that would be a force out for 3rd out and no run scored. Can't tell from the original post how much time has transpired and if continuous play has stopped resulting in umpire calling time.

I would have the same call, out 3 and no run scored if any of the infielders, when catching the throw in from the outfield calls out for all to hear prior to any time call by the umpire, "runner missed or failed to tag 2nd base" and this is an appeal on a live ball situation when the throw to 2nd base is completed.

Dec. 4, 2021
B.J.
973 posts
T2.. it would be the same result .. no run would score even if time was called on a dead ball appeal by the defense Öany runner forced to advance must touch the next seceding bag or as you stated above itís considered a force out
Dec. 4, 2021
franjan
20 posts
Thanks, guys for the feedback. I must be smarter than I look because that would have been my call also. The other Ump let the score stand but did not affect the outcome.
Dec. 5, 2021
mad dog
Men's 65
4182 posts
won a game b/c of batter not going down to 1b....appealed got the last out and no run scored
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