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First, players on the field may switch positions while the ball is dead during an inning. A pitcher could switch with an outfielder and then switch back for the next batter. The only difference between switching between a pitcher and a position playe
Drafting has changed dramatically with the new collective bargaining agreement. There are really great reasons to pick under slot players early in the draft. First, a bit on how the draft slotting system works
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The reason the balk advances the runners regardless of whether they are 'forced' to advance or not is that a balk is called to protect the runners from the pitcher using deception to cause them to leave their base early, and thus be picked off. As su
The second half of your question is actually answered here (very bottom of page): Did you know that only two Major League players have appeared in a Little League World Series, College World Series, and Major League World Series Series? Those players
Thanks to SamtheBrand for the great chart showing how non-pitchers faired statistically on the mound. Some would doubt the inclusion of Babe Ruth to the list because most of his incredible pitching statistics were done when he was principally a pitch
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues. All of the min
There are five basic strategies when there is a runner on 3rd and less than 2 outs (1-0 doesn't matter much). Provided its a tie game or you are down by one. The riskiest is the suicide squeeze
CC Sabathia, supposedly the New York Yankees' ace pitcher, is 33 years old and 290 pounds. More to the point, he is out for the rest of the season (pessimistic reports say for the rest of his career), with injuries. This, despite the fact that he is
This query pulls up approximately the desired specifics - Walk-off win, RBI>=1, PA=1, PH position, finished game, didn't play any other position than PH. That's almost always going to be the exact specifics - occasionally you might have a PH in th