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Forum: Softball Sat Apr 06, 2019, 01:06pm
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By Zepp
I know that the OP was for Fed rules but here's a...

I know that the OP was for Fed rules but here's a case play from a different rule set.

USA Softball - March 2012 Plays & Clarifications

PLAY: One out R1 on 1B. B3 swings and misses at strike...
Forum: Softball Thu Mar 08, 2018, 10:29am
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Zepp
I agree. The exception to Rule 4-6-D during Pool...

I agree. The exception to Rule 4-6-D during Pool play allows any player to replace the injured player. I wish they had added the phrase "...to complete her base running responsibilities."

I...
Forum: Softball Thu Mar 08, 2018, 03:17am
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Zepp
Rule reference for 2018 March Clarification

Was hoping if someone could provide the rule reference from the 2018 USA softball rule book which backs up the recently released Rule Clarification (March 2018) that is provided below?

Q. Can an...
Forum: Softball Fri Jun 26, 2015, 07:10am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,035
Posted By Zepp
I believe the inference is that the catcher would...

I believe the inference is that the catcher would be setting up outside to catch the low and outside pitches,
thus leaving an exposed umpire who is properly in the slot.
Just takes one inside...
Forum: Softball Sun Apr 19, 2015, 05:59pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By Zepp
Dead ball - Why?

ASA (Fast pitch) Rule set.
Always wondered why the two rules below result in a DEAD BALL.
Looking for any rationale, opinions, scenarios, etc for justification.
(I apologize in advance if this has...
Forum: Softball Wed May 21, 2014, 07:32am
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By Zepp
Gotta love youth rec softball

Submitted by one of our umpires last night.
The thrills and spills of youth rec softball (12U)....enjoy!

Final out of my game tonight...batter pops one up right in front of home plate, slightly...
Forum: Softball Tue May 28, 2013, 12:12pm
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Zepp
You are correct that rule 8-7-7 Exception does...

You are correct that rule 8-7-7 Exception does not have different criteria based on outs.
But how can you justify calling the batter out, when the runner is guilty of the interference? (Rule 8-7-J-1)
Forum: Softball Tue May 28, 2013, 11:30am
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Zepp
With 2 outs, R3 is out on the interference for...

With 2 outs, R3 is out on the interference for third out.
Asking about "completing at bat" status on B4

With less than 2 outs, both batter and runner are out (Rule 8-7-L Exception)
Forum: Softball Tue May 28, 2013, 11:15am
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Zepp
Interference - Foul fly

This is a spin-off of a recent thread on Interference.

ASA rules. Runner on 3rd (R3). 2 outs. Batter(B4) hits a lazy fly halfway down the 3rd baseline in foul territory.
R3 is off on the pitch...
Forum: Softball Mon Oct 17, 2011, 07:42am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Zepp
I'm guessing that playing indoors doesn't count? ...

I'm guessing that playing indoors doesn't count?
At the Adirondack Sports Complex (an hour north of Albany,NY), there are tournaments from Dec thru Feb.
It's nice to work those tournaments and be...
Forum: Softball Sun Oct 16, 2011, 08:34am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,613
Posted By Zepp
Item #27 - Pitching

Item #27 proposes that pitching regulations of Mens and Women/JO Olympic
be unified in Rule 6-3. (Add Women/JO to H & L and eliminate sub-sections I & K)

a)This obviously would eliminate the...
Forum: Softball Fri Dec 17, 2010, 09:46am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,462
Posted By Zepp
BLUE - here's an old NFHS press release to...

BLUE - here's an old NFHS press release to further help you connect the dots

New NFHS Officers, Board Members Elected
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bruce Howard

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 24,...
Forum: Softball Fri Dec 17, 2010, 07:14am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,462
Posted By Zepp
To answer ASA/NYSSO Blue's question: I'm from...

To answer ASA/NYSSO Blue's question: I'm from Section 2.

The same pressure is being felt in NY high school girl's basketball as well to switch over to Fed rules (they currently use NCAA rules)
...
Forum: Softball Wed Dec 15, 2010, 08:34am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,462
Posted By Zepp
ASA & High School

Besides New York, are there any other states that use ASA rules for High School softball?

It sounds like a majority of states use NFHS.
Rumor has it that New York may switch over to Fed rules...
Forum: Softball Mon Aug 16, 2010, 01:40pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,299
Posted By Zepp
ASA Rule citation to back that up?

ASA Rule citation to back that up?
Forum: Softball Mon Aug 16, 2010, 01:19pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,299
Posted By Zepp
Pitcher

Pitcher
Forum: Softball Mon Aug 16, 2010, 01:16pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,299
Posted By Zepp
Is a deflected batted ball treated the same as a...

Is a deflected batted ball treated the same as a batted ball?
I would have to say no.

If they were the same then why have it as a separate rule under the interference section (rule 8-7-J)
and...
Forum: Softball Mon Aug 16, 2010, 09:55am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,299
Posted By Zepp
Interference in ASA? (Padres vs Giants video)

Saw this play on Sportscenter (Padres vs Giants game on 8/13/10) the other day and it got me thinking about if this same play were in an ASA softball game and what the appropriate call would be.
...
Forum: Softball Wed May 12, 2010, 08:34am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,423
Posted By Zepp
Thanks for the reply. Makes sense. Wasn't sure...

Thanks for the reply. Makes sense.
Wasn't sure if I was over-reading or under-reading the relevance of
"not compelled"
Forum: Softball Wed May 12, 2010, 08:14am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,423
Posted By Zepp
Dislodged Base clarification

(ASA Rule Set)
Rule 8-3-C states: "When a runner dislodges a base from its proper position, that runner and trailing runner(s) in the same series of plays are not compelled to follow a base out of...
Forum: Softball Sat May 08, 2010, 06:53am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,825
Posted By Zepp
The umpires did acknowledge that in hind sight...

The umpires did acknowledge that in hind sight they booted the call.

Some additional non-relevant info - it was a sub-varsity game (JV), game was not close,
and they were caught off guard with...
Forum: Softball Fri May 07, 2010, 10:07am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,825
Posted By Zepp
In response to AltUmpSteve - the exception I was...

In response to AltUmpSteve - the exception I was referring to in regards to the Blood Rule is at the end of Rule 4-1-d : A player who has left the game under the blood rule may return even after...
Forum: Softball Fri May 07, 2010, 07:34am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,825
Posted By Zepp
Short Handed?

A recent situation was brought up at our mid-high school season
meeting last nite.

Here's the sitch: (ASA rule set) Team A has only 9 players to start the game.
In the 3rd inning, Team A is...
Forum: Softball Fri Apr 30, 2010, 06:35am
Replies: 5
Boo
Views: 1,227
Posted By Zepp
Boo

Looking for confirmation on a Batting Out of Order question-
(I apologize in advance if this topic has already been beaten to death in a previous thread)

(ASA Rule set)
B1 is scheduled to bat...
Forum: Softball Sat Mar 14, 2009, 06:32am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,129
Posted By Zepp
I think the key is who removes the pitcher. If...

I think the key is who removes the pitcher. If the coach removes the pitcher, then it's not a charged conference.
If the coach returns to the dugout, then it is the umpire who removes the pitcher...
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