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Old Mon Mar 06, 2017, 12:50pm
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Originally Posted by Go Box View Post
That's what I thought too. The runner that went to 2nd should have been out since we threw to 2nd and got her out. Right?
As others have said, it is a live ball, so any base advances or outs made are legal. The runner in your game should have been ruled out.

The only exception would be if the umpire judged that the pitcher intentionally dropped the ball; then, an illegal pitch would be declared.
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