Batter-Runner and BR Interference

Batter-Runner The batter transitions from batter to BR when she no longer has either foot in the batter’s box after contacting a pitch: • After a legally batted fair ball that is not blocked. • Because of a dropped third strike • When a fair batted ball unavoidably strikes a base runner (not in contact with a base) or an

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Batter-runner Regulations for the Look-back Rule

Batter-runner and the Look-back rule This rule is not in effect until the batter-runner has reached first base or has been declared out, whichever occurs first, AND the pitcher has possession of the ball in the pitcher’s circle. It is critically important to know when the batter runner has touched first base on a live ball. Here is an example

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