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Larry in TN

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Larry in TN last won the day on November 15 2015

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  1. Tag or no tag

    It that were to ever happen, you can argue that the dropped ball is in freefall even while it is moving upward; Free Fall -- the fall of a body such that the only force acting upon it is that of gravity.
  2. Fielder swats ball over fence - home run?

    Okay, so the bounced-ball is no longer "in flight" so it can no longer go over the fence in flight. Is it that simple?
  3. Fielder swats ball over fence - home run?

    I have two questions about the scenario. 1. Is the top of the fence within the field of play or out? 2. Assuming it is "in play", is a batted-ball which hits the top of the fence then deflects back toward a fielder still "in flight"? If the answer to #1 is no, then wouldn't it be a home run? If the answer to #1 is yes, then it would depend on #2. I can't see how the ball can remain "in flight" after hitting the top of the fence, absent some ground rule, since that isn't a fielder or his equipment. If it is no long "in flight" then a home run (award) is no longer possible based on subsequent status of the ball. What am I missing?
  4. CI NYM@ATL 15Sep R1/R3

    Here's the video. https://www.mlb.com/video/swanson-scores-opening-run/c-1833910383?tid=6479266
  5. ejected player

    The ejection is not effective until play relaxes.
  6. CI NYM@ATL 15Sep R1/R3

    Just had a great example of the manager's choice on a Catcher's Interference call in the Met@Braves game (9/15/17) in the bottom-2nd . 1 Out, R1, R3. CI us called, ball is fielded by F5 who makes the 5-3 throw to beat the runner. Umpires enforce the penalty, returning R3 to 3B, BR to 1B, R1 to 2B. Braves manager comes out and elects the result of the play. R3 scores, BR out on the 5-3 ground-out, R1 to 2B. Hopefully the video will be posted.
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  8. Obstruction?

    Of course, it's likely the offense that's arguing for an Interference call while the defense insists that it was Obstruction!
  9. Double play question

    He called it a line drive which would make such a move unlikely to succeed.
  10. Grand Slam Batter is Out

    Yep, you're right.
  11. Grand Slam Batter is Out

    Without looking it up in the rulebook (rule 10.00 old numbering), I'd score it a HR, score 3 RBIs instead of 4, and credit the put-out to the player who made the successful appeal.
  12. Pitching

    The LL pitching/catching restrictions are solely to protect the kid's arms. They are not there to limit the competitive advantage of having your best players pitch.
  13. Catch/no catch

    Deny the appeal. Runner can go at the first touch by a fielder. Definition of CATCH.
  14. Shaking my Head

    You think the coaches in this game could have officiated the game on their own? With no one there to eject them, who's going to break up the fist fights that are sure to follow? LOL