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Old Sun Jun 16, 2019, 08:54am
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When teaching this and asked "how will we know" it was an attempt, my response is if you (umpire) feel the need to move to cover 2B because of something the runner did, it was probably an attempt.
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Old Sun Jun 16, 2019, 09:45pm
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When teaching this and asked "how will we know" it was an attempt, my response is if you (umpire) feel the need to move to cover 2B because of something the runner did, it was probably an attempt.
Damn. That's a great rule of thumb, at any level. Thanks, Irish.
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Damn. That's a great rule of thumb, at any level. Thanks, Irish.
Even without post #3.
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Even without post #3.
Post #3 was good, too. I liked Mike's phrasing as a teaching tool.
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Post #3 was good, too. I liked Mike's phrasing as a teaching tool.
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As cryptic as I am usually, more flowery than Mike.

You might enjoy this oldie.
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When teaching this and asked "how will we know" it was an attempt, my response is if you (umpire) feel the need to move to cover 2B because of something the runner did, it was probably an attempt.

I like that
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