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  1. The schools as the legal entity are the ones paying you and issuing the 1099's...but ArbiterPay greatly assists them in doing so. It's one of the selling points they stress in pitching it to schools, increased tax compliance.
  2. so Vic is the "worst" but got an ALDS assignment?
  3. Some guys don't like to use the indicator or handle the ball with gloves. I just don't see this as a big issue, personally. We're the only ones that notice these things.
  4. I noticed it in passing but really didn't think it was any big deal. It was usually just between pitches and other non-important times. In those conditions, you do what you gotta do.
  5. The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game: it's a part of our past, Ray. It reminds us of all that once was good and that could be again.
  6. But, as we all know, there are no ties. Though in this case, a perceived tie goes to the call on the field.
  7. Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww......those fragile souls.
  8. Feel free not to give up 10 runs after that...
  9. I don't know if it crossed the plate or not...I just think he stepped more to home than first, so i think it's a balk just based on that, but very close.
  10. Sure, but this is almost never an issue in school games, I've only seen this come up (rarely, but about 1 or 2 times a year) in the summer. Had it happen to me this past summer in a (mercifully rare) 12U summer tourny. "Head coach" at the plate meeting seemed nice enough, but his 3rd base coach was kind of surly. Lo and behold, during a contentious call later in the game, 3B coach wants to charge down to 'discuss' a call, only to be met with a stop sign. "BUT I AM THE HEAD COACH!". You weren't at the plate meeting, sir, not for this game then.
  11. And they should be very thankful they didn't....if they had won that one game and every other game stayed the same, they'd have the #5 pick coming up in the next draft, not the #2 pick.
  12. Even if it was reviewable I don't think it was conclusive at all, not enough to overturn to me. Go get a pacifier, Craig.
  13. Why on earth was that ruled a lodged ball??? It's just sitting there on the track, the outfielder has no problem just grabbing it. NY created this problem.
  14. Spot on on all points. Seriously, saying Kill the bum? Really? I'd also make it mandatory that any ratings of 1-3 must be accompanied by specific, detailed comments. Every company I've worked for wouldn't allow a "not meeting expectations" rating without comments, even if only for documentation/legal reasons. But the stated reason is still very valid - it provides the necessary context. If someone gets a 1 but the coach can't articulate a reason why? Useless rating.