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Forum: Softball Sat May 25, 2019, 06:19am
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By BretMan
It would be nice if Adams could use the...

It would be nice if Adams could use the ventilated padding that they use on their HDX chest protector.
Forum: Softball Thu May 16, 2019, 06:40pm
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By BretMan
I always look at this as did the ball hit the...

I always look at this as did the ball hit the batter or did the batter hit the ball.

If the former, and it’s in the batter’s box, then foul ball.

If the latter, and it’s fair, then...
Forum: Softball Tue May 07, 2019, 08:53am
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By BretMan
There’s a rule like that for NCAA, but they’re...

There’s a rule like that for NCAA, but they’re the only one. That rule doesn’t apply to other sanctions.
Forum: Softball Fri Apr 26, 2019, 07:17am
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By BretMan
No, softball doesn’t have a signal like this....

No, softball doesn’t have a signal like this. I’ve worked FED baseball and am familiar with its use there.

But are you using it correctly? There’s a huge difference between giving this signal,...
Forum: Softball Mon Apr 22, 2019, 01:35pm
Replies: 28
Views: 714
Posted By BretMan
Seeing eye dog? ;)

Seeing eye dog? ;)
Forum: Softball Mon Aug 20, 2018, 10:28am
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By BretMan
The catcher being out of the box prior to the...

The catcher being out of the box prior to the pitch is an illegal pitch that should probably never happen. The umpire should hold up the pitcher, tell the catcher to get in the box, then not allow a...
Forum: Softball Tue Jul 03, 2018, 08:04am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By BretMan
Sure. But when the fielder had to run and dive...

Sure. But when the fielder had to run and dive for it, that should reinforce the fact that it wasn't ordinary effort.
Forum: Softball Tue Jul 03, 2018, 07:16am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By BretMan
Funny how it's always the team who's getting...

Funny how it's always the team who's getting their ass beat that has a coach confront you with a profane tirade...

I've had similar plays and a "no-call" for the same reason. When the defense...
Forum: Softball Sat Jun 30, 2018, 08:10am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,397
Posted By BretMan
What does adult slow pitch have to do with junior...

What does adult slow pitch have to do with junior Olympic pool play?

Anyway...my point was that they DID add new rules about courtesy runners in the book for JO pool play, along with a score of...
Forum: Softball Thu Jun 28, 2018, 11:57am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,397
Posted By BretMan
No. Nor of any other instances where any player...

No. Nor of any other instances where any player on the roster can be a courtesy runner, or where somebody already in the line-up can run for somebody else...but they wrote new rules to cover those!
Forum: Softball Wed Jun 27, 2018, 11:58am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,397
Posted By BretMan
That's what I was thinking. But, which rule tells...

That's what I was thinking. But, which rule tells us that a "compression" must be reported to the umpire?
Forum: Softball Tue Jun 26, 2018, 02:29pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,397
Posted By BretMan
A "what if" roster batting question I was...

A "what if" roster batting question I was thinking about this morning...

Team is batting the entire roster in pool play- let's say 14 batters.

Somewhere along the line, B7 is injured. Coach...
Forum: Softball Wed Jun 13, 2018, 09:04am
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By BretMan
For all of the whining we hear about "crow hops"...

For all of the whining we hear about "crow hops" (most all of which are not), like somebody mentioned before, the "no pause/take/simulate taking a signal" violation is EPIDEMIC. I think that every...
Forum: Softball Wed Jun 13, 2018, 08:58am
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By BretMan
Allows 4th out appeals, but ONLY against a runner...

Allows 4th out appeals, but ONLY against a runner who has scored a run.
Forum: Softball Fri May 25, 2018, 01:27pm
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By BretMan
Or warnings for throwing the bat... ;) ...

Or warnings for throwing the bat... ;)

Actually, I just caught a small glimpse of the bat warning issue. Not sure exactly what happened there???
Forum: Softball Tue May 22, 2018, 12:05pm
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By BretMan
Fair enough! :)

Fair enough! :)
Forum: Softball Sun May 20, 2018, 07:13pm
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By BretMan
With respect to the runners tagging up or not, an...

With respect to the runners tagging up or not, an infield fly has the exact same requirements as any other fly ball. You're not going to find a rule about uncaught or dropped infield flies. But you...
Forum: Softball Thu May 10, 2018, 12:12pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By BretMan
In my state, a player ejection carries an...

In my state, a player ejection carries an automatic suspension from the next two games. A bench restriction is just that and there's no further penalty involved.
Forum: Softball Thu May 10, 2018, 12:04pm
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By BretMan
I think that USA is the only one with this...

I think that USA is the only one with this interpretation. At least, it's the only one I'm aware of.

And, yes, the deletion of the index stinks! I believe that it was a fairly new addition to that...
Forum: Softball Wed May 09, 2018, 05:00am
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By BretMan
This is one reason why I liked my old habit from...

This is one reason why I liked my old habit from baseball training, to point and say "play" whenever making the ball live. But then I was told "we don't do that in softball".

I believe that in...
Forum: Softball Tue May 08, 2018, 12:12pm
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By BretMan
(Typical screwy FED case play...) 9.1.1...

(Typical screwy FED case play...)

9.1.1 SITUATION N:

In the last of the seventh with two outs, the score tied and the bases loaded, B6 receives ball four to force R1 home. Because B6 assumes...
Forum: Softball Tue May 08, 2018, 11:01am
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By BretMan
NFHS Umpire manual (pg. 14) says "Umpires should...

NFHS Umpire manual (pg. 14) says "Umpires should leave the field together after giving the defensive team reasonable time for a possible appeal play".

What's reasonable? If I'm watching and nobody...
Forum: Softball Sun May 06, 2018, 09:17pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By BretMan
No, back a few years ago they changed this from...

No, back a few years ago they changed this from an ejection to a bench restriction.
Forum: Softball Thu May 03, 2018, 08:35am
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By BretMan
Whether or not this is acceptable is probably...

Whether or not this is acceptable is probably best answered by the fact that, apparently, you have never seen it happen before. I'm willing to bet that you won't find a single umpire here who thinks...
Forum: Softball Sun Apr 29, 2018, 12:36pm
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By BretMan
There is (or used to be) an ASA case play where...

There is (or used to be) an ASA case play where two fielders collide trying to catch a fly ball, the ball is in the glove of one fielder, it comes off in the collision, then the other fielder grabs...
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