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  1. LeoDev

    F3 v2 fit

    Thanks @MadMax. I knew from previous threads that it needed to be snug to the face. I think I’m about there with the harness tightness. I was able to see some pitches in a HS bullpen session yesterday and it felt pretty good. Unfortunately it will be at least 2 weeks before we got to see the field here in Central Oregon due too 12+ of snow and temps not much above freezing.
  2. LeoDev

    F3 v2 fit

    I just got a new F3 v2 mask from Ump-Attire. I know the harness is supposed to be tighter the a traditional harness for the mask to work properly. I searched but couldn’t find out how much tighter. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
  3. LeoDev

    Tag up appeal

    OP states that there two outs. Perhaps there should be a clarification. If there were less than two outs, then I agree with the above post.
  4. LeoDev

    letter to sniper

    I had to take a knee earlier this year to avoid a line drive to the chin. I used spray-n-wash on the grass streak of my polywools, and then washed in cold water at home. After the wash cycle, the stain was gone. Hope this works for you as well.
  5. LeoDev

    Interference

    If you can quote this rule, you would be the first to do so. This is my point. I can find no rule that makes Interference on a force play (no slide) an automatic DP. Rule 8 Section 4 Article 2 sub-section B. from the 2012 NFHS states: Any runner is out when he: (B) does not legally slide and causes illegal contact and/or illegally alters the actions of a fielder in the immediate act of making a play, or on a force play, does not slide in a direct line between the bases. A runner may slide away from the fielder to avoid contact or alter the play of the fielder. Runners are never required to slide, but if a runner elects to slide, the slide must be legal. The force play slide rule can be enforced at all bases, including the plate. It does not matter if the runner slides or not. It does not matter if the runner runs to right field or the infield. If the runner alters the play in any way, shape, form, or fashion, then the BR is out as well. This came from the Oregon state rules interpreter. The onus is on the runner to avoid getting in the fielders way, period.
  6. LeoDev

    Interference

    By rule, if the runner alters the play from the fielder, then the runner and BR are out.
  7. LeoDev

    Interference

    How is this FPSR? There is no slide in OP. Taken from the latest Oregon SRI Bulletin: Rule 8â€4â€2 reads: Any runner is out when he: B: does not legally slide and causes illegal contact and/or illegally alters the actions of a fielder in the immediate act of making a play, or on a force play, does not slide in a direct line between the bases. A runner may slide away from the fielder to avoid contact or alter the play of the fielder. Runners are never required to slide, but if a runner elects to slide, the slide must be legal. The force play slide rule can be enforced at all bases, including the plate. I have a FPSR violation.
  8. LeoDev

    Padres helping out local Little Leagues

    Thanks Warren. I lurk alot, but I learn something everyday.
  9. I don't post much, but I saw this story and thought it was a great gesture by the Padres organization. Enjoy. http://espn.go.com/e...hentic-uniforms
  10. LeoDev

    Umpire Patches

    Is 1 stamp enough postage to ship from Oregon? I have a 2010 Oregon State Athletic Association I am willing to mail to you.
  11. LeoDev

    2011 MiLB umpires

    I was wondering the same thing. He lives in my town and has helped run clinics for my HS association. Great guy, also does HS basketball in the off-season.
  12. LeoDev

    New thoughts on bats

    http://www.macdougallbats.com/ based here in Bend, Or. has created a great laminated bat. The High-school summer league used them in 2010 and I really enjoyed the game using these bats over the metal.
  13. LeoDev

    R3 Interference with a Foul Fly Ball

    Thanks guys. We were pretty sure the the batter has a strike added, but wanted proof.
  14. This question came up in our meeting tonight: With R3 on third and one out, B6 hits a fly ball in foul territory near third base. R3, who was leading off in foul ground collides with F6, who was trying to make a play. After agreeing that the R3 was out for interference, I asked "what about the pitch?" Much discussion ensued about what to rule the, such as: adding a foul ball the B6, for an uncaught foul to calling a no pitch due to the interference. I could not find a rule reference for the pitch. My opinion is the the batter should have a strike added to his count for the foul ball. What say you. Please cite a rule or casebook reference, if possible. Thanks, Leo
  15. This was an e-mail that SWMBO forwarded to me. I thought you all might enjoy. Beer Theories * "Sometimes when I reflect on all the beer I drink, I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn't drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered I think, "It is better to drink this beer and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver." Babe Ruth * "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day." Joe E. Lewis * "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading." Paul Horning * "24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not." H. L. Mencken * "When we drink, we get drunk. When we get drunk, we fall asleep. When we fall asleep, we commit no sin When we commit no sin, we go to heaven. So, let's all get drunk and go to heaven!" George Bernard Shaw * "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." Benjamin Franklin * "Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza." Dave Barry * "Beer: Helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C.!" W. C. Fields * "Remember "I" before "E," except in Budweiser. " Professor Irwin Corey * "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's a Support Group. Salvation in a can!" Leo Durocher * One night at Cheers, Cliff Clavin explained the" Buffalo Theory" to his buddy Norm: "Well, ya see, Norm, it's like this.. A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members! In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Excessive intake of alcohol, as we know, kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine! That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers."
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