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Old Fri Mar 15, 2019, 12:11pm
jmkupka jmkupka is offline
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Common practice for a catcher I knew (FP men's league) to fire the ball down to F3 (1-2 steps off the bag) to prevent the walk(ing) batter from taking off with runner on 3b.

So, in his case anyway, he wasnt trying to plunk the BR for a cheap out, but a legitimate play to prevent a potential score.

A walked batter who interferes with this will be called out ...

Last edited by jmkupka; Fri Mar 15, 2019 at 12:13pm.
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