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stkjock last won the day on July 25 2016

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  1. Little batter catches pitch

    while LLI encompasses 5-18 yo, I'd agree Little League is generally 12 and younger, however, Jrs+ I beg to differ, is real baseball, now maybe the level is not as high as it once was due to travel/showcase ball draining the pool, however, it's played very much like the MLB (in my experience) but for the pitch counts.
  2. Potential double play

    Thx - the catch is not a "play" that was fuzzy for me whether it was
  3. Potential double play

    Sounds unrealistic. I will take a stab at it he’s awarded 3rd, second play from the infield, so two bases time of pitch he must retouch second and first before accepting the award, otherwise he’s at risk to be put out on appeal
  4. Out of Baseline No Call

    that cool @Gil - thanks for adding that reading over your ejection post, I'm confused - you state he appeared to deviate more than 3' yet say the call was incorrect?
  5. Out of Baseline No Call

    Hers the play https://www.mlb.com/video/flores-quick-catch-turns-dp/c-2171172883
  6. Out of Baseline No Call

    So Bill Welke just called Trevor Story out on a out of the BL tag by F3 Flores attempt that seemed to see Story move less that the video above will post vid as soon as I see it posted. I’m sure Gil will have something on it as Manger got tossed
  7. Dead ball

  8. Interesting audio from old Mets-Dodgers game

    /\ I read the same this morning. I've now seen the video on many sites/hosts, they will never get it gone based on my experiences
  9. Injured player

    most youth leagues allow the spot in the order to be skipped for an sick or injured player, not one that leaves early, so sometimes kids suddenly get hurt
  10. Pitching

    For LL, that's Majors level and lower, upper levels it's allowed once per game
  11. thank you for the thoughtful and detailed response. I disagree that F2 did not move further into the baseline once he had the ball, based on your knee comment, it's clear to me that the knee was clearly moved from the time of the catch. not a big gain of ground however there was some. However, after watching it again I see your point about lowering the shoulder/pushing thru with the hands being an issue.
  12. Molina's Foul Tip

    @Richvee gave you the answer, definition of a foul tip. the ball has to go "sharply and direct" to the mitt so it cannot be a caught foul tip. if it was a batted ball in the field of play (or foul) that hit off a body part first then caught it's a different rule.
  13. I have a ton of respect for you, your knowledge and opinion, however how is this play illegal? I guess I'm a bit old school in a lot of my thinking, I see it as a hard nose play, catcher has ball and is blocking the plate. from Gil's write up:
  14. So you want to improve your game management?

    Gil had it and there’s a third thread on it as well.
  15. Out of Baseline No Call

    /\ based on that - IMAO this call could have gone either way