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Old Thu Jul 14, 2016, 01:59pm
Rich Ives Rich Ives is offline
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Originally Posted by MD Longhorn View Post
Absolutely. A caught fly ball is just a caught fly ball, regardless of where it's caught. It is neither fair nor foul.
The definition of fair and foul are independent of whether the ball is a fly ball or not. Watch the pros. They point fair or foul without regard the type of hit.

The definition of catch says a runner can advance as soon as a fly ball is touched. There is no distinction as to whether the ball is fair or foul.

There is nothing in the rules that restricts a runner's ability to advance if a fly ball is caught.

There is a rule that says the ball is dead and runners return if a foul ball is not caught.
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