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Forum: Baseball Mon Jan 23, 2017, 12:46pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By ozzy6900
Absolutely and seeing as how most youth pitchers...

Absolutely and seeing as how most youth pitchers go into the wind up rather than stay in the stretch with bases loaded, it takes longer for the ball to be released so the runner has a jump on the...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jan 10, 2017, 12:58pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,148
Posted By ozzy6900
Oh boo, hoo, hoo, the runner on 2nd is stealing...

Oh boo, hoo, hoo, the runner on 2nd is stealing our signs!

Teach F2 how to give the sign properly
You need more than one set of signs in a game

Stealing signs is part of the game and it...
Forum: Baseball Mon Dec 19, 2016, 12:50pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By ozzy6900
Old wife's tale "The batter is always out if he...

Old wife's tale "The batter is always out if he steps on the plate." This is only true if he makes contact with the ball while stepping on the plate.
Forum: Baseball Tue Nov 22, 2016, 12:36pm
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By ozzy6900
LOL!!! Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice!

LOL!!! Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice!
Forum: Baseball Thu Oct 27, 2016, 12:06pm
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By ozzy6900
Tell your son to forget "how cool" it looks, he's...

Tell your son to forget "how cool" it looks, he's not being paid to play. For now, it's protection and that's it. By the way, if your son is doing LL, he may have to attach a throat protector even on...
Forum: Baseball Tue Oct 25, 2016, 11:37am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,114
Posted By ozzy6900
This is something that may be different in other...

This is something that may be different in other States so you need to check with the State Association.

In CT, there must be a approved, adult coach present or the game is over. No parents are...
Forum: Baseball Tue Oct 11, 2016, 11:47am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By ozzy6900
The only rule set that followed this rule to the...

The only rule set that followed this rule to the letter was NCAA and that was changed years ago to meld with the other rule sets. "a change of direction is not to be considered a stop".
Forum: Baseball Fri Oct 07, 2016, 11:37am
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By ozzy6900
The tracker is a machine and strikes are called...

The tracker is a machine and strikes are called by humans. I don't think anymore needs to be said.
Forum: Baseball Fri Oct 07, 2016, 11:36am
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By ozzy6900
Looked like a normal bat to me.

Looked like a normal bat to me.
Forum: Baseball Tue Sep 06, 2016, 12:05pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,872
Posted By ozzy6900
I agree with Rich Ives in that it is extremely...

I agree with Rich Ives in that it is extremely difficult (almost impossible) to balk to 2nd base. R1 breaking toward 2nd.... no balk here.
Forum: Baseball Fri Sep 02, 2016, 11:46am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,624
Posted By ozzy6900
Because we have people that don't understand how...

Because we have people that don't understand how to umpire yet. They think that relying on replays, intuition and announcers is the way to do it, instead of officiating on what happened. They'll give...
Forum: Baseball Thu Sep 01, 2016, 11:40am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,624
Posted By ozzy6900
Absolutely! Look at the video in real time. The...

Absolutely! Look at the video in real time. The only reason the batter was HBP was because he chose to attempt a swing. Yes, he pulled back and if he was never hit, there would have been no swing....
Forum: Baseball Wed Aug 31, 2016, 11:35am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,624
Posted By ozzy6900
It doesn't matter, the pitch was not in the...

It doesn't matter, the pitch was not in the batter's box and the batter offered.

We as umpires do not have this view so the point is mute.
Forum: Baseball Mon Aug 29, 2016, 11:58am
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By ozzy6900
ROTFLMAO! You must be a fan!

ROTFLMAO! You must be a fan!
Forum: Baseball Mon Aug 29, 2016, 11:55am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,624
Posted By ozzy6900
Yes, he went.

Yes, he went.
Forum: Baseball Wed Aug 03, 2016, 12:05pm
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By ozzy6900
My thoughts exactly, Rich

My thoughts exactly, Rich
Forum: Baseball Wed Jul 13, 2016, 10:41am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By ozzy6900
From what I have read, it looks like your partner...

From what I have read, it looks like your partner blew the call. It looks like a train wreck and F2 had no chance to make a play.
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 12, 2016, 11:12am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By ozzy6900
What's the difference? There is no rule that says...

What's the difference? There is no rule that says F1 can't stay warm by having a pass with another fielder while time is out.
Forum: Baseball Fri Jul 08, 2016, 10:54am
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By ozzy6900
First of all, when you enter the higher levels,...

First of all, when you enter the higher levels, you will have to ride out the razzing until you prove yourself. We've all been through it.

Second, if you are being told ".... this is a higher...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 30, 2016, 10:41am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By ozzy6900
And here's the play that created that rule ...

And here's the play that created that rule

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRw2_KvHcPk
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 17, 2016, 10:51am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By ozzy6900
I would never stop a coach (ejected or not) from...

I would never stop a coach (ejected or not) from attending to an injured player.
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 13, 2016, 11:08am
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By ozzy6900
That's the 2nd one in the last month. The 1st was...

That's the 2nd one in the last month. The 1st was a HS F2's mask.
Forum: Baseball Thu Jun 09, 2016, 11:03am
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By ozzy6900
F2 (or any fielder) can plant his foot anywhere...

F2 (or any fielder) can plant his foot anywhere he wants. The question is, does doing this impede the runner. If it does, then you refer to Rich Ive's answer.
Forum: Baseball Thu May 19, 2016, 11:09am
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By ozzy6900
Welpe gave you the rule. As long as the...

Welpe gave you the rule.

As long as the batter is holding the bat, if the pitch strikes the bat, it is treated as a batted ball. So if the ball is deflected back to the field, we have a fair or...
Forum: Baseball Thu May 12, 2016, 11:15am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,464
Posted By ozzy6900
As Rich Ives stated, you as an umpire, do not...

As Rich Ives stated, you as an umpire, do not eject fans.

What you do is get both coaches together and tell them to verify that everything is in the score books (runners, who's at bat, etc) and...
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