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Forum: Baseball Wed Aug 31, 2016, 09:42pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,420
Posted By jicecone
Borderline on the swing but, either way he made...

Borderline on the swing but, either way he made it to first and PU did a good job selling the call. Then again I had the pleasure of watching the replay 3 times. PU made a decision and that was that.
Forum: Baseball Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:36am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,720
Posted By jicecone
Calm down here, take a breath. You don't have to...

Calm down here, take a breath. You don't have to lecture me.

This was a Summer League Connie MacK game about 25 years ago. Nobody is suggesting skirting Safety rules but, sometimes S$$t happens,...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 10, 2016, 05:26pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,720
Posted By jicecone
Many years ago I had a coach in the 3b dugout...

Many years ago I had a coach in the 3b dugout that insisted he was going to stand outside the cage. Left handed batter fouled one off that christened the family jewels. He went to the hospital and I...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jun 07, 2016, 09:35pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,818
Posted By jicecone
Unless the Batter-runner does something blatantly...

Unless the Batter-runner does something blatantly obvious to interfere with the fielder, all you have is two players doing what they are supposed to.
Forum: Baseball Fri May 27, 2016, 01:07pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By jicecone
I have found that if I get into the deep "B"...

I have found that if I get into the deep "B" position, (grass line or near baseline) that this, contributes to the problem you are talking about. Your too close to the bag and you have more distance...
Forum: Baseball Sat May 21, 2016, 04:21pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By jicecone
So technically they are proposing to raise the...

So technically they are proposing to raise the strike zone about the width of the baseball. Which means the ball can be a strike and touch the new and old strike zone. :confused::confused::confused:
Forum: Baseball Fri Apr 29, 2016, 06:29pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,958
Posted By jicecone
18 threads latter?:confused::eek::eek:

18 threads latter?:confused::eek::eek:
Forum: Baseball Tue Apr 26, 2016, 02:34pm
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By jicecone
Wow, that was fast. Usually the speed up rule is...

Wow, that was fast. Usually the speed up rule is one of the slowest things that takes place on the field.:D
Forum: Baseball Thu Apr 14, 2016, 09:43pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,805
Posted By jicecone
Lets see, did you have a pre-game? That's where...

Lets see, did you have a pre-game? That's where you discuss those things.
Forum: Baseball Mon Apr 11, 2016, 05:44pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By jicecone
I have never worn that shoe however, I did wear...

I have never worn that shoe however, I did wear the low cut shoe for several years and then tried the high cut and found the support and comfort to far exceed the low cut. For another $30 to $40...
Forum: Baseball Wed Mar 23, 2016, 06:57pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By jicecone
I think you have learned your lesson for the day....

I think you have learned your lesson for the day. Remember it. Keep your eye on the ball.

The runner can't afford to be watching you and be observant of what's going on too. Zero chance you...
Forum: Baseball Thu Sep 24, 2015, 06:59pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,093
Posted By jicecone
Do you hate when people try to sell robots on...

Do you hate when people try to sell robots on this forum?

YES or NO
Forum: Baseball Sat Sep 19, 2015, 09:31pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By jicecone
FED: Interference is any act (physical [including...

FED: Interference is any act (physical [including visual] or verbal)
that impedes, hinders, or confuses the defense.

Contact alone, is not the sole contributing factor. How much? Your first...
Forum: Baseball Sat Jun 13, 2015, 11:29am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By jicecone
Cum on CT1, give the babbling heads some credit,...

Cum on CT1, give the babbling heads some credit, they got it right for the wrong reason.
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 05, 2015, 05:05am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,345
Posted By jicecone
I agree. Here is a situation were "Let them Play"...

I agree. Here is a situation were "Let them Play" trumps the rule of a truly recreational GAME.

Using "common sense" is still. NOT ole fashioned.
Forum: Baseball Sun May 17, 2015, 09:21am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,253
Posted By jicecone
Your down 20-3 in a HS level or below game. The...

Your down 20-3 in a HS level or below game. The other coach keeps all his starters in the game to pile up the score. They are stealing bases left and right and your going to tell me that it will...
Forum: Baseball Sun May 03, 2015, 09:13pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,968
Posted By jicecone
Steve, Best of Luck to you. Hope you...

Steve,

Best of Luck to you.

Hope you have a quick recovery and return to the field quickly.
Forum: Baseball Fri Apr 17, 2015, 06:28am
Replies: 25
Views: 8,183
Posted By jicecone
I agree with most of this however, it is the BU...

I agree with most of this however, it is the BU actions that dictate the PU mechanics on these type of plays. Pre-game discussion. "You go out, I have all plays on the bases. You don't need to signal...
Forum: Baseball Wed Apr 15, 2015, 07:30pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,186
Posted By jicecone
What I don't understand here is how you can ask...

What I don't understand here is how you can ask all players to step out of their mechanics when you need help. Certainly they can not know when you can or can not see something clearly.

The...
Forum: Baseball Mon Mar 23, 2015, 01:45pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,486
Posted By jicecone
Yes I agree, incidental contact can very well...

Yes I agree, incidental contact can very well happen here however, if it results in the fielder not being able to field the ball, then that is interference. If it is the result of the fielder and...
Forum: Baseball Sun Mar 22, 2015, 03:31pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,920
Posted By jicecone
ART. 1 ... A batted or thrown ball is in flight...

ART. 1 ... A batted or thrown ball is in flight until it has touched the ground
or some object other than a fielder.
ART. 2 ... A fly ball is a batted ball which rises an appreciable height above...
Forum: Baseball Sun Mar 22, 2015, 08:23am
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By jicecone
The PU should be coming out to make that call at...

The PU should be coming out to make that call at second however, if the BU sees the interference, then there is nothing to look at on first base. Call the runner out and also the batter-runner and...
Forum: Baseball Sat Mar 21, 2015, 06:01am
Replies: 31
Views: 6,935
Posted By jicecone
Bob is correct that it is not a caught strike...

Bob is correct that it is not a caught strike however, it is a strike and in this case strike three. The confusion may have been the fact that the umpire indicated an out on the play (closed fist)...
Forum: Baseball Mon Mar 16, 2015, 08:04pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,486
Posted By jicecone
The end of that rule states, 6.05k...

The end of that rule states, 6.05k .................except that he may run outside (to the right of) the three-foot line or inside (to the left of) the foul line to avoid a fielder attempting to...
Forum: Baseball Sun Mar 15, 2015, 11:09am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,486
Posted By jicecone
[QUOTE=CoachPaul;957853]To say he's entitled to...

[QUOTE=CoachPaul;957853]To say he's entitled to freely do that because the ball was batted and not thrown is illogical. This not interference as intended by rule. This is judgment call with no...
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