Rulebook 101: Blood on the Mound

Baseball is a unique sport filled with situations that you may only see once every few years, if at all. Umpires must be prepared to rule on these situations in real time, but we have our own expert to rely upon. Brandon...

Rulebook 101: Bryan Price’s Replay Revelation

Brandon Magee explains why Bryan Price needed to be more decisive when challenging a walk-off double by Yadier Molina.
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SoSH Glossary: Guarding the Lines

Guarding the lines is a strategy used typically in the late innings of a close ballgame in order to defend against a ball pulled down the foul lines.

Rulebook 101: Tie Baseball Games

Brandon Magee explains the rare occurrences that make tie baseball games possible.

Rulebook 101: When Beer Cans Rain from the Crowd

Baseball is a unique sport filled with situations that you may only see once every few years, if at all. Umpires must be prepared to rule on these situations in real time, but we have our own expert to rely upon. Brandon...

Rulebook 101: Luke Maille’s Botched Tag on Dustin Pedroia

Brandon Magee explains why Dustin Pedroia was ruled safe at home despite Luke Maille's tag.

Rulebook 101: Unconventional Force Play at First

Brandon Magee explains why a force play at first was called correctly after the application of instant replay and the rulebook.
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SoSH Glossary: Left on Base Percentage

Left on base percentage, sometimes referred to as “strand rate,” is the percentage of runners that reach base but fail to score.

Rulebook 101: Balk Home Run By Kolten Wong

Brandon Magee explains what the rules call for when Kolten Wong hits a balk home run.

Rulebook 101: Infield Fly Drama

Brandon Magee explains the rule behind the infield fly drama from some of the more interesting plays we've seen over the past few years.

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