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  1. And a timing play on R3 scoring as well.
  2. http://www.sungazette.com/sports/local-sports/2019/08/series-begins-with-unnecessary-controversy/?fbclid=IwAR2WtKu_f5UnFv7utKq9wj_I4IGcArCDganCPcrjxj4gKYiS0zEiBQ1MvFw
  3. LL has a replay rule that allows officials to equitably place runners when a ball that should have been ruled fair was called foul.
  4. As with any written rule you have to look at interpretations that go with it. Does this quote make you feel any better? "If, in the judgment of the umpire(s), this behavior is occurring, both the player and the manager may be ejected from the game. It is the discretion of the umpire to decide if the action is blatant and consistent to the point where ejection is warranted." https://www.littleleague.org/university/articles/hey-blue-protesting-unsportsmanlike-conduct/
  5. Umps screwed up. There is no right way to fix this. You do the best you can. Defense made a decision based on an erroneous umpire call (out at home). Give a little to each side. I would have left R2 at 3B.
  6. Not golf. As long as they don't increase intensity right when the pitcher releases the ball. Don't be ridiculous and keep the chant going through the whole pitch.
  7. The only "judgement" required here is that the runner did not intentionally interfere with the ball, which almost never happens. Otherwise what happens happens when a runner is hit by a deflected ball.
  8. johnpatrick

    Obstruction

    This play is as common as daylight. Nothing illegal here. Players will adjust.
  9. PBUC 7.28 NOTE: If a runner misses a base because of obstruction, an appeal of his missed base cannot be upheld if in the umpire’s judgment, the base would have been touched had the obstruction not occurred.
  10. No, cannot be in the game at the same time. You can't enter them unless assigning them a spot in the lineup. They have to be in the same spot.
  11. "Past in infielder" is a very narrow definition under OBR. The correct term is through or by which means through the fielder's legs or within a dive. Even that wouldn't apply if another fielder had a play on the ball.
  12. Under OBR rulesets the runner is obligated to not get hit by the batted ball. There are exceptions, this wouldn't be one of them. This would be interference.
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