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Jimurray

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  1. Diagram Program

    Google SketchUp should work.
  2. Can you do anything here?

    I like deep B in 3 or 4 man with only R1. It's usuallly the best look at the tag of a stealing R1 and it is the look you have been getting throughout your regular season in 2 man, especially if you are nimble enough to drift back with the throw.
  3. Can you do anything here?

    Hey, high level high school state playoffs, how could that happen? Don't ask @Jglopez7 in Texas
  4. Can you do anything here?

    If they agree that the players kept playing they might say that the ball wasn't dead. They have precedence in that a HR is not dead when an umpire erroneously signals it foul. But I wonder if the OP was even a mechanic kick. I saw an article, regarding the winning team, that claimed FED was different and killed CI/CO right away, possibly conflating the balk rule difference. If it was a rule kick how would a protest committee rule?
  5. Can you do anything here?

    If I'm the offensive coach I'm asking for the option of the penalty or the play. The play happened and was not stopped by the PU's signal. FED will allow a HR to stand even though the umpire called it foul.
  6. Can you do anything here?

    Would OBR allow the play to stand as both sides ignored the time call at least until relaxed action?
  7. Where is the arrow pointing?

    Close enough for me but what about this guy?
  8. Would you quote the rule that says the batter or runner has the right to the base path.
  9. UIL State Tournament Batter interference

    I think you mean K ... ick ...ed. I’m sure they heard about it later.
  10. Where is the arrow pointing?

    Geometry.
  11. Where is the arrow pointing?

    Just started watching my DVRd TT Fla CWS game. Nice to see common sense was being applied with Florida pitcher Brady Singer’s windup.
  12. throwing glove

    And the same signal in all codes, point it fair.
  13. Balk

    But what about that HR that @VolUmp is concerned with. I have the FED solution which is what many unschooled umps use in OBR. “ coach choice”. I hate it as I prefer we learn to apply the OBR rule but you gotta realize what you are working with, even in OBR leagues where the rule is consistently kicked. Oops, belay that, we would still have to train umps about when to call time which is another weak point among umpires.
  14. The OBR rules, before the rule change, would allow a sideways pitcher to use a stance that would keep you in the dark but I never saw one that did. Even David Price, who probably was the impetus for the change, had tells which indicated his stance. But looking for the tell on a sideways pitcher could be hard for a runner and taxing on an umpire. The runner config would help you determine when to even look for the tell but it is a little extra brainwork for the ump.
  15. It makes sense only because I believe I've seen MLB crews ignore the MLBUM instruction to call time and announce the windup to both dugouts and the crew. Which didn't happen but maybe this was a lax crew who didn't abide by the instruction. But you have 4 brainfarts. Kela pitched from the set after the runners attained 3B and 2B. Once he pitched from the set after that with the same batter he could not change to the windup.
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