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Richvee

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About Richvee

  • Birthday 09/30/1961

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    optician
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    Baseball only. 95% 15+ travel, HS Varsity and adult
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  1. Richvee

    Fair or foul dropped ball

    The answer to your question lies in the answer to this question.... Where was the BALL when it hit the catcher's glove??...(We don't care where the catcher's feet are. All we need to know is where was the ball in relation to the foul line when it hit his glove. That is what determines fair or foul here.)
  2. Keep in mind these are appeal plays for runners leaving their base early..This is NOT a Force out. And by THEIR base, that means the base they occupied at the time of the pitch. That is the base they left early, and that is where the appeal must take place. (or tagging the runner before he returns to said base.
  3. Richvee

    Gerry Davis Poly Spandex

    I'm not sure. How about this?
  4. Richvee

    YOU make the call.

    How did I miss this post. A classic. Sometimes truth is the best comedy.
  5. Richvee

    Is the player out

    Stripes--One of the funniest "half" movies of all time. Just turn it off after they graduate basic training.
  6. Richvee

    Is the player out

    I thought the same thing when I read the OP
  7. Richvee

    MLB pitcher "cheat sheet"

    I think Joe wanted a memo on this. That's why he made it an issue. He got his answer from MLB.....Legal.
  8. Richvee

    Is the player out

    FIFY Also, it's Derek, not DereCk.
  9. Richvee

    runner interference?

    Did F5 have the best chance at fielding the ball? Or F6? The umpire must decide who is the protected fielder. Only one fielder, the fielder with the best chance at fielding the ball, is protected. If F5 did indeed have a play on the ball, being that he was in front of F6 with the first shot at fielding the ball, I'd guess he'd be the protected fielder, and therefore we have INT on R2. The play is dead, R2 is out BR gets 1B. On the other hand, if F5 had no shot at fielding the ground ball, (F5 just taking a casual step or two in the direction of the batted ball into R2's path), and F6 was obviously the only one with any shot at fielding the ball, then we would have obstruction on F5. Play continues with R2 being awarded bases the umpire deems he would have made safely had there been no obstruction.
  10. The ball and F9 got there in a hurry. Ideally I suppose he could have taken a step or two towards the IF on the line, then turn to watch f/f ,catch no catch. That's hindsight. Not a lot of room down there and the ball got there real fast.
  11. Richvee

    Manager home run trot

    Hobson has some issues.
  12. Richvee

    2019 Changes

    But MLB can move there if the flight of the ball takes them into the path. The "in the ac of fielding" caveat. FED has no such provision. That's why I say we need to see exactly how NCAA writes it.
  13. Richvee

    Force Play

    ^^^^^^YES!!!!^^^^^^.....Maybe even 5 seconds. If you disagree with the call IN REAL TIME, challenge. If you need to "see the tape" before deciding that maybe it's so close replay may overturn it, it was too close..live with the call.
  14. Richvee

    Force Play

    I got it.
  15. Richvee

    ALWS

    Absolutely amazing play. Literally threw him out while on his back.....And threw a strike.
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