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Forum: Softball Thu Mar 27, 2014, 11:00am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By TwoBits
Speaking NFHS, the ball is not dead. 8-4-3b...

Speaking NFHS, the ball is not dead.

8-4-3b PENALTY(a): If the obstructed runner is put out prior to reaching the base that would been reached had there not been obstruction, a dead ball is...
Forum: Basketball Thu Dec 19, 2013, 11:36pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By TwoBits
Fouled called, but number reported incorrectly

Described to me by several people who witnessed it, but couldn't definitively say if my interpretation was correct or not.

Situation: NFHS rules. Referee call foul against team and reports number....
Forum: Softball Fri May 24, 2013, 08:24am
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By TwoBits
Here's a first for me.

Rec ball, 12-14 year-olds playing, NFHS rules. R1 on third, 1 out. Batter hits one hopper back to the pitcher, R1 runs home (it's rec ball), F2 has ball waiting for R1 in front of the plate. R1...
Forum: Baseball Thu May 23, 2013, 01:29pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,632
Posted By TwoBits
I thought that's was correct, too, and even...

I thought that's was correct, too, and even remembered a thread about it recently. Turns out it was on the softball board. Still would like clarification in regards to baseball, though.
Forum: Baseball Thu May 23, 2013, 08:25am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,632
Posted By TwoBits
I think Bob is saying that, even if an umpire...

I think Bob is saying that, even if an umpire judges abandonment, the run still scores. However, if the defense appeals the play, the appeals in this case are force outs, and the run would not score.
Forum: Baseball Thu May 23, 2013, 08:05am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,632
Posted By TwoBits
As described in OP, this is not abandonment. ...

As described in OP, this is not abandonment.

8-4-1p Note: Any runner, after reaching first base, who leaves the baseline heading for the dugout or his defensive position believing that there is no...
Forum: Softball Wed May 22, 2013, 05:10pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By TwoBits
+1

+1
Forum: Softball Wed May 22, 2013, 11:42am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By TwoBits
Definitely a "have to see it" kind of situation....

Definitely a "have to see it" kind of situation. Team mate could push or pull the batter-runner toward first base, or perhaps, as written in 8-16-6d:

The runner is out when...any coach or member...
Forum: Softball Wed May 22, 2013, 11:35am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By TwoBits
NFHS Casebook 8.1.1 Situation A for the three...

NFHS Casebook 8.1.1 Situation A for the three ways.

This is not abandonment. Check 8-6-19:

A runner is out when...she abandons a base by entering dead-ball territory.
Forum: Softball Wed May 22, 2013, 10:11am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By TwoBits
Speaking NFHS, what rule would you apply? ...

Speaking NFHS, what rule would you apply?

Other than the traditional tag the batter out or throw her out at first, there are only three ways to get that out:
1) She enters dead ball territory....
Forum: Softball Tue May 21, 2013, 12:04pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By TwoBits
A whole team of girls sprint off the field? Good...

A whole team of girls sprint off the field? Good luck with that! ;)
Forum: Softball Tue May 21, 2013, 08:42am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By TwoBits
Speaking NFHS, the batter would be declared out...

Speaking NFHS, the batter would be declared out once the half-inning ended because all infielders left the diamond. See Casebook 8.1.1 Situation A.
Forum: Softball Thu May 16, 2013, 08:55am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By TwoBits
My first thought, too!

My first thought, too!
Forum: Softball Thu May 16, 2013, 08:53am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,813
Posted By TwoBits
Speaking NFHS: 8-7-2: The runner(s) may stop...

Speaking NFHS:

8-7-2: The runner(s) may stop once, but then must immediately return to the base or attempt to advance to the next base.
Forum: Softball Wed May 15, 2013, 09:36am
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By TwoBits
8-6-10c: The runner is out when the runner...

8-6-10c: The runner is out when the runner interferes with a fielder attempting to throw the ball.
Forum: Softball Mon May 13, 2013, 08:48am
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By TwoBits
Same outcome stated here would apply to USSSA as...

Same outcome stated here would apply to USSSA as well.
Forum: Baseball Thu May 09, 2013, 08:33am
Replies: 54
Views: 5,002
Posted By TwoBits
I wish I knew what Hernandez saw. We will never...

I wish I knew what Hernandez saw. We will never know, because (From Fox News):

Hernandez compounded his gaffe by the way he handled it. According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle,...
Forum: Softball Tue May 07, 2013, 10:40am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,078
Posted By TwoBits
8-6-10 has the runner guilty of interference when...

8-6-10 has the runner guilty of interference when the fielder attempts to make a play to field a ball over fair ground AND fly balls over foul ground.

I'm still not seeing an exemption for the...
Forum: Softball Tue May 07, 2013, 10:36am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,078
Posted By TwoBits
This situation applies to a runner hit by the...

This situation applies to a runner hit by the ball while in contact with the base. OP has the fielder making contact with the runner.
Forum: Softball Tue May 07, 2013, 09:05am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,078
Posted By TwoBits
Speaking NFHS rules, I think you have...

Speaking NFHS rules, I think you have interference here, the runner is out, batter returns to hit:

Casebook 8.6.10E: R1 on third and R2 on first. B5 hits a fould fly ball near the third base line...
Forum: Softball Sun Apr 14, 2013, 06:33pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,346
Posted By TwoBits
This, and I've discovered there many more of...

This, and I've discovered there many more of these types in softball than baseball.
Forum: Softball Fri Apr 12, 2013, 11:52am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By TwoBits
Think I found something similar enough: NFHS...

Think I found something similar enough:

NFHS 2013 Casebook 9.1.1 Situation D: R1 is on second base, R2 on first base with one out. B4 hits safely to the outfield. R1 scores, R2 misses second base...
Forum: Softball Fri Apr 12, 2013, 10:09am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By TwoBits
First instinct: Force was removed when BR...

First instinct:

Force was removed when BR was put out. The fourth out on the appeal provides no advantage to the defensive team (unless B1 had scored prior to BR being called out. Score R3's run...
Forum: Softball Mon Apr 08, 2013, 02:35pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,398
Posted By TwoBits
Likely from a baseball writer who thinks softball...

Likely from a baseball writer who thinks softball is the same sport with a bigger ball.
Forum: Baseball Fri Apr 05, 2013, 12:56pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,961
Posted By TwoBits
39-2, 5 innings. No 3 inning mercy rule in...

39-2, 5 innings. No 3 inning mercy rule in Missouri for baseball.
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