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BEN GRAHAM: Now here we are at home plate. I'm standing in the batter's box from a right-handed batter's perspective. The box will just be a little box drawn in chalk around me, just like I'm just drawing here with the edge of the bat, gives the batt
Why is a “squeeze bunt” referred to as such? Although not explicitly stated, context could be used to gain insight on the coining of this phrase
AFAIK, yes it is allowed to wear baseball protective gear for cricket. You are discussing about the protective gears under the clothes in baseball, ie, specifically about the leg-pads. It looks more or less same as the cricket leg-pads
The answer posted above is good for the scorecard. There is also another scorecard that is a of the current score, plus other information, in a current game. Very quickly, balls, strikes and outs are self explanatory
Yesterday, watching the Pirates-Mets game, I saw the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen called out on a third strike. The pitched ball was clearly over the plate, but "low. " IMHO, it should, or at least could, have been called a ball
For Association football/soccer, see Timewasting. For the administrative decision to cease play and resume at a later time and/or day, see Delay (game). Delay of game is an action in a sports game in which a player or team deliberately stalls the gam
Yesterday, watching the Pirates-Mets game, I saw the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen called out on a third strike. The pitched ball was clearly over the plate, but "low. " IMHO, it should, or at least could, have been called a ball
There are many different ways to define an "ace". He is the best starting pitcher on a pitching staff. "Ace" being a common nickname for the number 1
Like @jamauss said, if you see the ball change direction after it bounces, that is a result of a slice shot, when a player follows through under the ball to create backspin, and occasionally (especially on drop shots - slices intended to land close t
Last year, the Oakland A's traded Grant Green to the Los Angeles As for Alberto Collaspo. Both had similar statistics (as of 2013), and both can play second base. (Collaspo has since been moved to first, where he is a "light hitter" for his position