March 2018 Test Quiz

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  1. All concepts and philosophies such as angle, distance, crewness and game management apply equally to the 2-umpire system as it does to the 3-umpire system.10
  2. In a 2-umpire system the starting position for the base umpire with a runner on 1b is behind F4, no closer than 15 feet from 1b, no farther than the midpoint (30 feet) between 1b and 2b, in a set position.10
  3. In a 2-umpire system with no runners on base and a base hit to left field, a thinking college umpire will stay outside the diamond to keep all the elements in front.10
  4. In a 2-umpire system, between innings the base umpire should stand on the edge of the outfield grass approximately 30 feet from the foul line.10
  5. In a 2-umpire system: On a pickoff play with bases loaded, BU needs to move out of the set position and react quickly, getting the best angle and distance for the play and, also, be ready for a subsequent throw to other bases.10
  6. In a 2-umpire system: When BU chases they should never return to the infield for an initial play.10
  7. In a 2-umpire system: When BU is in the ‘B’ or ‘C’ position and decides to chase on a fly ball hit to the outfield, BU is responsible for fly balls between the left fielder and the right fielder.10
  8. In a 2-umpire system: With a runner on 1B and a ball hit to the infield, on the throw to 1B the PU should trail the batter-runner in fair territory no more than 15 feet up the line.10
  9. In a 2-umpire system: With bases loaded and an extra base hit to the outfield, the BU takes any call at 1B and 2B and needs to be ready to take any call at 3B until PU verbalizes that they have the call at 3B.10
  10. In a 2-umpire system: With multiple runners, the plate umpire is responsible for all plays on the lead runner at 3B except if the first play on the batted ball is by an infielder at 3B.10