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In addition to the baseman tagging the bag or the player, or the player leaving the baseline, there is yet one additional way a forced runner may cause an out, although it is not himself that is out: if the runner from behind catches up with him, and
Rule 2. 00 in the official rules of Major League Baseball defines "The League President" as: THE LEAGUE PRESIDENT is the league official charged with enforcing these Rules, fining or suspending any player, manager, coach or umpire for violation of th
If the Orioles don't advance that deep into the postseason, whatever remains of Davis' 25-game suspension will be tacked on to the start of the 2015 baseball season. Why was he suspended 25 games? Adderall is a stimulant, not a steroid, so Davis avoi
The starter left after five innings with a one run lead. (Actually, he was "pulled" after letting the first two batters on base in the sixth. ) A reliever comes on, "strands" the two inherited runners in the sixth, then pitches the seventh and the ei
A 2011 collision that left San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey with a broken leg sparked an MLB debate about preventing injuries. Many collisions have caused head injuries, but a bigger risk to catchers is foul tips. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide
The Baseball-Reference. com Batting Game Finder has data going back to 1903. To get the list of pitchers who have hit home runs in the postseason, make the following setting changes on that page: select "Find Players with Most Matching Games in Multi
The history of statistics can be said to start around 1749 although, over time, there have been changes to the interpretation of the word statistics. In early times, the meaning was restricted to information about states. This was later extended to i
Currently*, there's nothing special about intentional base-on-balls in the MLB rules, except for noting that catchers must stand in the catcher's box during them or a balk is called (4. 03a,8. 05j), and a few rules about official scoring
This was actually a fairly tough on to dig up. As you mention in your question, the East and West swapped back and forth, and until 1985 the AL and NL were in sync. However something happened in 1985
This question is a hypothetical based on the last play of Game 5 of the 2014 NLCS. San Francisco batting in the bottom of the 9th, score tied 3-3, runners Arias at second and Belt at first, one out. Batter Ishikawa hits a home run out of the playing