Saturday, October 31, 2020

Statis-Pro Unusual Baseball Plays for Every Base Situation

 This is a fantastic collaborative doc found here at Statis Pro Baseball Advanced. In our Statis-Pro Rules we refer to the old Z-Play unusual plays, but we do suggest using this, first produced by SEAN ERIC HOWARD·WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020·


WITH BASES EMPTY

   

11:  Catcher faces up with ump to argue balls and strikes; ump ejects him. 

12:  Pitcher thinks umpire is “squeezing” his strike zone.  Ump responds by tossing pitcher out.  For new pitcher, reduce PB rate one for that batter only.

13:  Batter argues with ump about strike calls; ump ejects batter for disrespect.  Increase pitcher’s PB rate one for that batter only.

14:  Batter hits slow roller to first. Pitcher covers, but runner called safe on close play.  Dust begins to fly and someone tosses a hat, hitting first base ump.   

       Pick a new random number: 11-58 pitcher ejected, 61-78 first baseman ejected, 81-88 both are tossed.

15:  Batter hits ball down line. If Home team at bat, 11-54 indicates a home run, 55-88, foul ball.  If Visiting team, 11-25 is home run, 26-88 foul ball.

16:  Pitcher is caught tossing spitball; ump ejects him. League suspends the pitcher for 7 games.

17:  Pitcher begins cursing ump while approaching the plate.  Batter awarded first with base on balls.  Pitcher warned.

18:  Batter pops up to short, but bat breaks, revealing cork. Ump ejects batter; league suspends batter for 7 games. 

21:  Ump rules pitcher failed to deliver pitch in 20 seconds. Batter awarded first. 

22:  Batter hits homer and dances the nasty dance in celebration, but ruptures Achilles in doing so. Pinch runner finishes bases.  

       Use injury chart to determine injury length.

23:  Slow dribbler hit down 3rd base line.  3B uses glove to fan the ball foul.  Interference ruled; batter given base.

24:  Batter gets single, but ump rules batter out due to more than 18 inches of pine tar on bat.  Batter tossed for this game only.

25:  Third strike, but catcher drops ball. Batter gets to first before the throw.

26:  Female fan in RF stands tears off shirt and bra, distracting the right fielder with her exotic dance. Batter gets double; RF gets date.

27:  Batter hits a liner back at pitcher.  The ball caroms off pitcher’s stomach back towards the plate.  Catcher throws out batter at first, 1-2-3. 

28:  Batter swings at obvious two-strike pitch in the dirt. Pitcher gets strikeout, but batter makes it to first on wild pitch. 

31:  Batter doubles to right but misses first base. Ump rules out on appeal. 

32:  Catcher drops third strike for error. Batter safe at first.  

33:  Batter singles to right but tries to stretch for double.  RF throws to 2B and picks runner off, 9-4.

34:  Batter hits a grounder towards pitcher.  It caroms off P toward third.  SS picks up ball and throws to 1B for the putout. Score play 

       1-6-3.

35:  Batter checks swing, hits slow roller to first but runs into ball. Batter gets credit for single, but is ruled out (putout to catcher). 

36:  Batter fouls pitch off shin and leaves game at one. 

37:  Foul ball hit into stands. If Home team in field, 3B catches ball, batter out. If visiting team in field, fans rob 3B of ball.  Ump calls 

       interference on random numbers. 11-41, batter out.  42-88, foul ball and angry third baseman tossed for kicking dirt on third 

       base ump.

38:  Fan reaches out of stands on foul ball down right field line.  With new random number, 11-28, interference, batter out (putout to 

       1B). 31-88, drops ball foul.

41:  Batter doubles to LF.  Throw from LF to 2b is wild. Batter scores on error.

42:  2B fields a grounder in awkward position.  He tosses ball to SS who gets runner at first.  Incredible play for the 2B.

43:  Batter hits single to left but attempts to stretch to double.  LF throws the ball into the infield where a rundown occurs.  Five 

       players touch the ball a total of eight times with the catcher credited for the putout at second. (9-3-6-4-3-4-6-2).

44:  Batter singles to RF; RF misses the ball for an error, allowing batter to reach second. CF throws ball back in.  Batter called out 

       on appeal for missing first base. Score play 8-4-6-3.

45:  Batter hits single to LF. Pitcher immediately picks him off first base.

46:  Batter whacks fly ball to deep RF where a fan in the front row stretches his hands over the railing and catches the ball. Batter 

       allowed home run.

47:  Batter hits drive past 3B and down the line to the bullpen fence. Batter thinks umpire calls foul ball returns to the plate while LF 

       throws to 1B for out.

48:  Batter hits foul ball above 1B.  1B attempts catch near the base, but 1B coach interferes and 1B drops ball. Batter declared out.

51:  Batter hits a blast to the top of fence. Pick a new random number; 11-31 is a Homerun, 32-81 is a double off the fence, 82-88, 

       highest CD-rated outfielder makes great catch. 

52:  Pitcher hits batter-causing melee. Both pitcher and batter are ejected and suspended by league for 7 games. Ump warns both 

       benches and any subsequent beanings result in the ejection of the responsible pitcher.

53:  Grounder to short, bang-bang play at first. Ump calls “safe” if Home team at bat, “out” if Visiting team at bat. 

54:  Batter hits pop fly in infield and no one takes charge, ball drops for an infield single.

55:  Batter swings at pitch, catcher scoffs.  Both players face up and begin shoving.  Ump ejects both from the game.

56:  Roller up first base line, catcher drills batter in back with ball. If Home team at bat, call it an E2, runners advance one base; if 

       Visiting team at bat, batter called out for running inside the runner’s lane, all runners hold, putout to catcher.

57:  Batter hits a drive down the left field line. If Home team at bat, ump rules it fair, a double to left; if Visiting team at bat, it’s a foul 

       ball.

58:  Blooper to center. If Home team at bat, ump says fielder trapped it; batter safe at first on single.  If visiting team at bat, ump says 

       fielder made the snag for out.

61:  Batter hits fly to CF. CF goes to warning track where he showboats and attempts a stretch catch with hat in glove. Ump rules 

       ground rule triple. CF does a juke dance.

62:  Batter checks his swing on 3-2 pitch and catcher appeals to base ump; if Home team at bat, ump says “he held up” and batter 

       walks; if Visiting team at bat, ump rules batter swung at pitch, strikeout.

63:  Batter hits pop foul toward 1B. Pick a new random number.  If Home team in field, 11-48 - 1B makes fine catch, 51-88, ball goes 

       foul into stands.  If Visiting team in field, 11-38 – 1B makes catch, 41-88 foul ball.

64:  Catcher is clipped by foul tip. He must be removed for this game only.

65:  Batter hits ball off pitcher’s shins. 1B grabs ball for easy tag out along baseline, but ump rules 1B obstructed the batter on his 

       way to first base.  Single granted to batter.

66:  Batter hits grounder to 3B who cannot get the ball out his glove. Single.

67:  Batter hits apparent triple, but pitcher argues batter missed touching first base and throws to first for out, but throws the ball 

       away. Batter awarded first on infield error.

68:  Batter hits four consecutive fouls for strikeout.

71:  Batter hits the ball, which bounces near the mound high into the air toward the gap in RF, and takes off for first.  SS breaks 

       behind second base, tracking an imaginary ball, loudly calling off 2B on decoy play. Batter rounds first and heads toward 

       second, but stops near first when he sees the SS with glove up ready to catch ball. He then sees the RF catch the 

       ball. Runner takes off for second.  SP A runner safe at second; all others tossed out at second.  

72:  Batter strikes out, but catcher lets third strike pitch get past him to the grandstand.  Catcher believes ball was fouled and did not 

       go after it.  Batter runs to second while catcher chases the ball.  The defensive team protest to umpires that it was a foul, but the 

       decision stands.  After the pitcher begins windup to next batter, umpire calls officials in.  They decide batter should go back to 

       first base. Score as passed ball.

73:  Batter hits chopper to third base, who tosses to first but ball falls apart on the way. Batter ruled safe, ball replaced.

74:  Batter hits dribbler along third base line. Pitcher goes to field ball, but catcher shoves him out of the way while 3B falls on 

       ground and literally blows the ball foul.  Play stands.

75:  Batter hits blooper to RF. RF fields ball, but bobbles it and cannot make throw. Batter sees this and heads off for second.  RF 

       kicks ball to 2B, who is able to make the out at 2B.  Batter argues, but ump stands firm that play is legal.

76:  Batter takes ball outside at the plate but nailed in the head by catcher’s throwback to the mound. Use Injury chart for 

       batter.

77:  Batter hits chopper out to LF. Left fielder fields the ball running in, but ball takes odd bounce and goes down the neck entrance 

       of LF’s shirt.  Single.

78:  Batter hits a hot one toward third. Ball ricochets off the 3B glove into the glove of the SS, who makes the throw to 1B just in 

       time.

81:  Batter hits ball to center field wall where it takes an odd bounce high into the air. Batter thinks he has hit a homer, but is thrown 

       out at third base.

82:  Third baseman fields chopper, but ball caroms off glove and into shirt. Single.

83:  Batter hits high ball heading foul beyond first base. Second baseman rushes to the stands, hops up on raintarp roll, and steps 

       into the stands for the catch. Batter ruled out.

84:  Pitcher delivers pitch, but bug flies into his right eye in process. Must come out of game to avoid delay.

85:  Batter hits high fly ball near third.  Infield comes in late, but ball hits third-base bag and caroms out in stands. Ump rules ground-

       rule double.

86:  Batter delivers hot liner toward centerfield. A flock of white birds suddenly take flight, confusing the CF. Batter takes second on 

       ruled double.

87:  Hot chopper to second base. 2B attempts play, but ball slips into his shirt. Batter safe at first.

88:  Pitcher attempts obvious walk with outside pitch, but batter reaches out to make contact. Safe at first.




   

   

WITH MAN ON FIRST

   

11:  Batter swings for strikeout, catcher tosses to first for putout of runner, but ball hits batter’s bat and caroms out of play.  Runner 

       takes second. 

12:  Batter hits liner, hitting runner heading for second. Batter ruled safe, runner ruled out.

13:  Pitcher throws just as PA system startles everyone with loud cow MOO! Ball hits ground in front of plate, runner takes second.

14:  Batter hits deep fly to center field where CF attempts running catch. Ball hits CF on head and bounces over fence for homerun.

15:  Batter hits liner off pitcher’s foot where it caroms upward. Pitcher catches the ball for the out. Runner holds.

16:  Grounder to third. 3B tosses to 1B who fields ball on baseline and collides with batter.  Ruled interference. Batter safe, runner to 

       second.

17:  Chopper to second.  Runner attempts to knock ball from glove to prevent double play.  Interference called, batter and runner 

       out.

18:  Pitcher catches runner at first off base. Runner argues he called time out.  Ump tosses runner from game. Out.

21:  Runner attempts steal of second; batter stands in front of catcher to make throw difficult. Interference called. Batter out, runner 

       back to first.

22:  Runner attempts steal of second; batter stands in front of catcher. Throw goes in outfield. Runner comes around to score.

23:  Catcher nabs delivery, stands up to throw runner out at second on steal. Throw beans batter in head. Use Injury chart.   

       Runner safe at second on steal.

24:  Batter hits deep fly that hits top of fence and bounces in. Runner at first stops at second, and batter comes up to second. Mass 

       confusion. Upon review, play should have been declared homerun.  Batter forced to go back to home, give a ghost swing, and 

       round the bases. Runner scores, too.

25:  Batter swings and hits foul that drops into catcher’s mitt; CD:4 catcher doubles runner at first.

26:  Female fans bare rear ends to left fielder, distracting him.  Batter gets double, runner scores; LF gets mooned.

27:  Batter gives check swing, catcher and home ump appeal to third-base ump who says no swing. Catcher tosses ball back to 

       mound, but pitcher going off on third-base ump doesn’t see it and runner at first takes second. 

28:  Batter swings at obvious two-strike pitch in the dirt, but ump declares walk. Pitcher argues and is tossed.  Runner to second.

31:  Batter hits foul ball off backstop fence, but ball caroms back to strike batter in head. Use Injury chart.

32:  Batter hits deep fly to RF wall. RF attempts to catch the ball, which hits wall and bounces in play for a triple. RF’s glove is lost 

       above wall and must come out.  Runner scores.

33:  Batter hits liner to left, where the ball caroms off a beach ball someone tossed onto the field.  Ump rules batter gets credit for 

       single, runner to second.

34:  Batter hits a grounder towards pitcher, but bat breaks and pitcher struck by fragment. Single granted, runner to second. Use 

       next number to determine length of injury.

35:  Lightning strikes foul pole – came called immediately. If tied, home team given host point for the win (unless playoff game – rain 

       delay, both pitchers are replaced).

36:  Water sprinklers malfunction and soak the infield. Game called. If tied, home team given host point for the win (unless playoff 

       game – delay, both pitchers replaeced).

37:  Fan streaks out in left field. LF body-slams the fan until police arrive.

38:  Fan reaches out of stands on foul ball down right field line.  With new random number, 11-28, interference, batter out (putout to 

       1B). 31-88, drops ball foul.

41:  Batter doubles to LF.  Throw from LF to 2b is wild. Batter and runner score on error.

42:  2B fields a grounder in awkward position.  He tosses ball to SS who tags runner out.  CD:4 SS doubles batter at first.  Incredible 

       play for the SS.

43:  Batter hits single to left but attempts to stretch to double.  LF throws the ball into the infield where a rundown occurs.  Five 

       players touch the ball a total of eight times with the catcher credited for the putout at second. (9-3-6-4-3-4-6-2). Runner scores.

44:  Batter singles to RF; RF misses the ball for an error, allowing batter to reach second. CF throws ball back in.  Batter called out 

       on appeal for missing first base. Score play 8-4-6-3.  Runner scores.

45:  Batter hits single to LF, runner advances to second. Pitcher immediately picks him off first base.  

46:  Batter whacks fly ball to deep RF where a fan in the front row stretches his hands over the railing and catches the ball. Batter 

       allowed homerun.

47:  Batter hits drive past 3B and down the line to the bullpen fence. Runner thinks umpire calls foul ball returns to first while LF 

       throws to 2B for the out.

48:  Batter hits foul ball above 3B.  3B attempts catch near the base, but 3B coach interferes and 3B drops ball. Batter declared out.

51:  Batter hits a blast to the top of fence. Pick a new random number; 11-31 is a Homerun, 32-81 is a double off the fence, 82-88, 

       highest CD-rated outfielder makes great catch. Runner scores unless catch is made, in which case he must go back to first.

52:  Pitcher hits batter-causing melee. Both pitcher and batter are ejected and suspended by league for 7 games. Ump warns both 

       benches and any subsequent beanings result in the ejection of the responsible pitcher.

53:  Batter foul tips ball which gets caught in catcher’s mask.  Runner takes off and slides into third safely.

54:  Batter hits dribbler than rolls foul of baseline, but ball comes unstitched and rolls fair. Catcher picks it up and tags batter out in 

       batter’s box. Runner holds.

55:  Pitcher slips on mound during delivery, sending wild pitch out of control. Runner to third. Batter still at bat.

56:  Pinch runner sent in for the runner at first, but has different version of uniform on. Ump calls runner out and ejects him for 

       possible distraction to defense.

57:  Batter sends ball to the wall where RF makes catch but tumbles through the wall.  Runner cannot advance on ump ruling.

58:  Blooper to center. If Home team at bat, ump says fielder trapped it; batter safe at first on single, runner advances.  If visiting 

       team at bat, ump says fielder made the snag for out.

61:  Batter swings for strikeout, but catcher drops the ball and it ensnares in his uniform.  Batter to first, runner to third.

62:  Batter checks his swing on 3-2 pitch and catcher appeals to base ump; if Home team at bat, ump says “he held up” and batter 

       walks; if Visiting team at bat, ump rules batter swung at pitch, strikeout.

63:  Batter hits pop foul toward 1B. Pick a new random number.  If Home team in field, 11-48 - 1B makes fine catch, 51-88, ball goes 

       foul into stands.  If Visiting team in field, 11-38 – 1B makes catch, 41-88 foul ball.  Runner holds.

64:  Catcher is clipped by foul tip. He must be removed for this game only.

65:  Batter hits ball off pitcher’s shins. 1B grabs ball for easy tag out along baseline, but ump rules 1B obstructed the batter on his 

       way to first base.  Single granted to batter, runner to second.

66:  Catcher hits bat upon throwback to the mound. Runner goes to second. Umpire rules the ball was live, and runner credited with 

       steal.

67:  Batter hits apparent triple, but pitcher argues batter missed touching first base and throws to first for out, but throws the ball 

       away. Batter awarded first on infield error.

68:  Batter hits four consecutive fouls for strikeout.

71:  Batter hits the ball, which bounces near the mound high into the air toward the gap in RF, and takes off for first.  SS breaks 

       behind second base, tracking an imaginary ball, loudly calling off 2B on decoy play. Batter rounds first and heads toward 

       second, but stops near first when he sees the SS with glove up ready to catch ball. He then sees the RF catch the 

       ball. Runner takes off for second.  SP A runner safe at second; all others tossed out at second.  

72:  Batter strikes out, but catcher lets third strike pitch get past him to the grandstand.  Catcher believes ball was fouled and did not 

       go after it.  Batter runs to second while catcher chases the ball.  The defensive team protest to umpires that it was a foul, but the  

       decision stands.  After the pitcher begins windup to next batter, umpire calls officials in.  They decide batter should go back to 

       first base. Score as passed ball.

73:  Batter hits slow dribbler toward first base.  If 1B is CD:4, he tags runner out. If not, he lets the ball slip between legs for a single, 

       runner to second.

74:  Batter his grounder back to pitcher, who fields it awkwardly but tosses the ball (and his glove) to first base for the putout. Runner 

       to second.

75:  Batter hits a fly ball to left field. LF fields ball and begins coming in toward dugout thinking there are three outs. Runner runs to 

       third safely (unless LF was correct).

76:  Short grounder to 2B who bobbles ball and cannot make play. Batter safe, runner at second.

77:  Runner steals second. Shortstop argues call and is ejected if LHB, second baseman ejected if RHB.

78:  Batter hits a hot one toward third. Ball ricochets off the 3B glove into the glove of the SS, who makes the throw to 1B just in 

       time.

81:  Runner breaks for second base. Catcher fires the ball toward second base, but neither the 2B nor the SS make a move and ball 

       goes to OF. Runner to third.

82:  Batter fires ball deep into left. LF goes back to wall, but loses ball in sunlight. Ball hits LF’s glove and bounces up and over wall 

       for homer.

83:  Batter hits high ball near foul pole in left. He rounds the bases in celebration only to learn that the ball went foul by mere inches. 

       Batter still at bat, runner still at first.

84:  Pitcher delivers pitch and batter sends ball right back to mound. Pitcher, startled, puts up hand and ball knocks glove into the 

       air, but pitcher catches it and the ball for putout. No advance for runner.

85:  Batter hits broken bat grounder toward SS. Replay shows bat breaking, hitting the ball three times, and placing wicked spin on 

       ball. SS cannot field ball and it travels toward LF.  However, the ball bounces again toward CF. Batter gets double, runner 

       scores.

86:  Batter breaks bat on short hopper to third. Ump calls batter out for illegal bat. Runner forced to return to first.

87:  Hot chopper to second base. 2B attempts play, but ball slips into his shirt. Batter safe at first, runner safe at second.

88:  Pitcher attempts obvious walk with outside pitch, but batter reaches out to make contact. Safe at first, runner to second.



WITH MAN ON SECOND

   

11:  Batter swings for strikeout, catcher tosses to second for putout of runner, but ball hits batter’s bat and caroms out of play.  

       Runner takes third. 

12:  Batter hits liner, hitting runner heading for third. Batter ruled safe, runner ruled out.

13:  Pitcher throws just as PA system startles everyone with loud intro to Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony! Ball hits ground in front of 

       plate, runner takes third.

14:  Batter hits deep fly to center field where CF attempts running catch. Ball hits CF’s shoes and bounces over fence for homerun.

15:  Catcher faces up with ump to argue balls and strikes and is ejected from game. 

16:  Pitcher thinks umpire is “squeezing” him and is ejected for voicing displeasure. New pitcher inherits 2-0 count, reduce PB one 

       for that batter only.

17:  Batter had last straw on last strike call and is ejected for arguing. Pinch hitter inherits 1-2 count, increase pitcher’s PB by one for 

       that at-bat only.

18:  Batter hits slow roller to first. Pitcher covers, but runner called safe on close play. Runners advance one base. Pick a new 

       random number: 11-58 pitcher ejected, 61-78 first baseman ejected, 81-88 both are tossed.

21:  Batter hits ball down line; if Home team at bat 11-54 it’s ruled a home run, 55-88 foul ball; if Visiting team 11-45 is home run, 46-

       88 foul ball. If foul, batter questions base ump’s eyesight and is ejected.

22:  Pitcher is caught doctoring ball and is ejected. League suspends the pitcher for 7 games.

23:  Pitcher goes to mouth with full count. Batter awarded first with base on balls, runners advance if forced.

24:  Batter pops up to short, but bat breaks, revealing cork. He’s ejected and suspended by league for 7 games. 

25:  Pitcher tosses ball to second. 2B fakes toss back to pitcher and tags runner out as runner leaves bag to dust off.

26:  Ball hit deep to right center. CF makes spectacular catch and then drills the ball to 2B to double off the runner.

27:  Batter bunts toward third. Catcher nabs the ball, fakes a toss to 3B, and then drills the batter out at first base. Runner faked, 

       back at second.

28:  Batter bunts. Catcher picks ball up, fakes throw to first, fooling runner into heading to third, but catcher fires ball to SS who 

       makes a running tag.

31:  Batter hits ball back to pitcher, who whirls and throws errantly to first.  Runner heads toward third, but is hit by throw from 1B. 

       Third base ump calls batter out. Runner scores.

32:  Batter hits ball to CF, who throws the ball to 3B. Runner slides into 3B safe, but is tangled up with third baseman, who throws to 

       2B from the ground as batter takes second. Runner at third attempts to run home, but is tripped by 3B’s legs. He gets home late 

       and is tagged out, but ump rules obstruction and declares the runner safe.

33:  Grounder hit to SS who kicks the ball. Batter safe at first, runner safe at third.

34:  Ball hit to left. LF throws to second for the cutoff, but nobody is there. Batter to third, runner scores.

35:  Batter hits to CF, who fields the ball on the shortest hop. Umpire calls batter out on catch. Runner scored, but defense tags 

       second for double play. Batter ejected from the game for arguing and spitting at umpire.

37:  Pitcher catches runner off at second base. Runner argues he called time out.  Ump tosses runner from game. Out.

38:  Runner attempts steal of third; batter stands in front of catcher to make throw difficult. Interference called. Batter out, runner 

       back to second.

41:  Runner attempts steal of third; batter stands in front of catcher. Throw goes in outfield. Runner comes around to score.

42:  Catcher nabs delivery, stands up to throw runner out at third on steal. Throw beans batter in head. Use injury chart. Runner safe 

       at third on steal.

43:  Batter hits one to LF.  LF tosses to 3B as runner held up to see if ball was caught (it was not). 3B runs off bag toward 2B, tags 

       runner out and throws to 2B.  Umpire claims 3B never tagged runner out.  Batter safe, credited with double.  Runners at 2nd and 

       3rd.

44:  Runner breaks for third on steal, sliding into the tag, but the umpire declares him safe. 3B argues and is ejected.

45:  Runner breaks for third on steal, sliding into the bag. Umpire declares him out.  Runner ejected from game.

46:  Runner breaks for third on steal, sliding head first.  3B shoves runner’s foot off bag with tag. Umpire declares runner out.  

       Runner objects and is ejected.

47:  Pitcher called for balk. Runner to third.

48:  Batter check swings, ball hits him on the forearm; home plate ump calls third strike for strikeout.

51:  Batter hits one just over the fence. RF leaps to catch, but the ball rolls off hands of fans and back onto the playing field. RF 

       throws to 3B and nails batter. Runner scores.

52:  Batter swings and hits foul that drops into catcher’s mitt; CD 4 catcher doubles runner at third.

53:  Female fan tosses panties onto right field.  RF picks them up just as batter nails one to the corner in right.  Batter gets triple, 

       runner scores; RF gets turnt.

54:  Batter hits ball to LF. Ball gets stuck under padding but LF eventually gets the ball. Inside the park homerun. 

55:  Batter hits ground ball back to pitcher. Pitcher nabs the ball and throws while running, but throwing past the first basemen.  

       Runner scores. Batter safe at second on error on P.

56:  Pop-up hit to second basemen, but loses ball in glare of sunlight and drops ball. Runner at third, batter safe at first.

57:  RF and 2B crowd centerfielder on routine fly ball to CF.  Ball deflects off CF’s glove. Runner at third, batter safe at first.

58:  SS scoops up routine grounder, but overthrows 1B. Runner to third, batter safe at first.

61:  Batter bunts down 3rd base line. Catcher attempts throw to 3B to nail runner, but ball travels to outfield. Runner scores, batter to 

       second.

62:  Sharp ball hit to 3B. Ball caroms off glove of 3B directly into the bare hand of SS, who drills one to first to nail the batter. Runner 

       holds.

63:  Batter hits high pop toward first base and takes a high bounce. Pitcher, on the bounce, uses glove to knock the ball into glove of 

       1B for the out. Runner to third.

64:  Batter hits one to the RF corner. Right fielder makes a dive to catch the ball, but it hits his glove and deflects into the stands. 

       Ground-rule double.

65:  Batter slams ball right into pitcher’s face. Pitcher hurt, use Injury chart.

66:  Batter hits one to RF. Batter takes second, but runner nailed out at home.

67:  Batter hits one to RF. Batter takes second, but runner caught in run-down between third and home.  Catcher comes to make 

       tag, but runner throws himself on ground to crawl to a score at the plate.

68:  Runner takes off for third. Catcher fires the ball to SS who nails the runner in the face with glove. Runner out, and out of game.

71:  Catcher throws ball back to pitcher, but hits batter’s bat with ball. Bat whacks batter in face. Batter out rest of game.

72:  Batter hits hot liner that strikes runner heading for third in head. Runner injured (and out). Use Injury chart.

73:  Batter hits one to pitcher, who had dropped his glove on delivery. Ball goes right in glove as it sits on the mound. Ump rules 

       batter out.

74:  Batter hits ball off-balance, spinning wildly back to the on-deck circle. Ball goes for hit, but ump declares batter out for leaving 

       basepath. Runner to third.

75:  RF catches ball and gives to a fan thinking third out until he sees runner rounding third. RF attempts to get ball back from fan. 

       Too late. Runner scores.

76:  Batter hits ball fair, but ball rolls right into bullpen doorway for ground-rule double.

77:  Thunder ends game. 

78:  Skies open up and end game. 

81:  Batter hits very high pop-up and runs into 1B who drops the catch.  Ump rules batter ruled safe, but runner cannot advance.

82:  Left-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runner scores, batter safe at first.

83:  Center-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runner scores, batter safe at first.

84:  Spectacular catch by CF.  Runner to third.

85:  Spectacular catch by LF. Runner holds.

86:  Spectacular catch by RF. Runner to third.

87:  Broken bat grounder to 1B. Pitcher struck by bat fragment. Use injury chart. Runner to third. Batter out.

88:  Broken bat hit to RF. Runner scores, batter safe at first. 1B injured by bat fragment. Use injury chart.    

 



WITH MAN ON THIRD

   

11:  Batter swings for bunt which appears foul, but strikes something and rolls fast and fair past first.  Runner takes scores. 

12:  Batter hits liner, hitting runner heading for third. Batter ruled safe, runner ruled out.

13:  Pitcher throws just as PA system startles everyone with loud intro to Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony! Ball hits ground in front of 

       plate, runner takes third.

14:  Batter hits deep fly to center field where CF attempts running catch. Ball hits CF’s shoes and bounces over fence for homerun.

15:  Catcher faces up with ump to argue balls and strikes and is ejected from game. 

16:  Pitcher thinks umpire is “squeezing” him and is ejected for voicing displeasure. New pitcher inherits 2-0 count, reduce PB one 

       for that batter only.

17:  Batter had last straw on last strike call and is ejected for arguing. Pinch hitter inherits 1-2 count, increase pitcher’s PB by one for 

       that at-bat only.

18:  Batter hits slow roller to first. Pitcher covers, but runner called safe on close play. Runners advance one base. Pick a new 

       random number: 11-58 pitcher ejected, 61-78 first baseman ejected, 81-88 both are tossed.

21:  Batter hits ball down line; if Home team at bat 11-54 it’s ruled a home run, 55-88 foul ball; if Visiting team 11-45 is home run, 46-

       88 foul ball. If foul, batter questions base ump’s eyesight and is ejected.

22:  Pitcher is caught putting Vaseline on ball and is ejected. League suspends the pitcher for 7 games.

23:  Pitcher goes to mouth with full count. Batter awarded first with base on balls, runners advance if forced.

24:  Batter pops up to short, but bat breaks, revealing cork. He’s ejected and suspended by league for 7 games. 

25:  Pitcher tosses ball to second. 2B fakes toss back to pitcher and tags runner out as runner leaves bag to dust off.

26:  Ball hit deep to right center. CF makes spectacular catch and then drills the ball to 2B to double off the runner.

27:  Batter bunts toward third. Catcher nabs the ball, fakes a toss to 3B, and then drills the batter out at first base. Runner faked, 

       back at second.

28:  Batter bunts. Catcher picks ball up, fakes throw to first, fooling runner into heading to third, but catcher fires ball to SS who 

       makes a running tag.

31:  Batter hits ball back to pitcher, who whirls and throws errantly to first.  Runner heads toward third, but is hit by throw from 1B. 

       Third base ump calls batter out. Runner scores. 

32:  Batter hits ball to CF, who throws the ball to 3B. Runner slides into 3B safe, but is tangled up with third baseman, who throws to 

       2B from the ground as batter takes second. Runner at third attempts to run home, but is tripped by 3B’s legs. He gets home late 

       and is tagged out, but ump rules obstruction and declares the runner safe.

33:  Grounder hit to SS who kicks the ball. Batter safe at first, runner safe at third.

34:  Ball hit to left. LF throws to second for the cutoff, but nobody is there. Batter to third, runner scores.

35:  Batter hits to CF, who fields the ball on the shortest hop. Umpire calls batter out on catch. Runner scored, but defense tags 

       second for double play. Batter ejected from the game for arguing and spitting at umpire.

37:  Pitcher catches runner off at second base. Runner argues he called time out.  Ump tosses runner from game. Out.

38:  Runner attempts steal of third; batter stands in front of catcher to make throw difficult. Interference called. Batter out, runner 

       back to second.

41:  Runner attempts steal of third; batter stands in front of catcher. Throw goes in outfield. Runner comes around to score.

42:  Catcher nabs delivery, stands up to throw runner out at third on steal. Throw beans batter in head. Use Injury chart. Runner safe  

       at third on steal.

43:  Batter hits one to LF.  LF tosses to 3B as runner held up to see if ball was caught (it was not). 3B runs off bag toward 2B, tags 

       runner out and throws to 2B.  Umpire claims 3B never tagged runner out.  Batter safe, credited with double.  Runners at 2nd and 

       3rd.

44:  Runner breaks for third on steal, sliding into the tag, but the umpire declares him safe. 3B argues and is ejected.

45:  Runner breaks for third on steal, sliding into the bag. Umpire declares him out.  Runner ejected from game.

46:  Runner breaks for third on steal, sliding head first.  3B shoves runner’s foot off bag with tag. Umpire declares runner out.  

       Runner objects and is ejected.

47:  Pitcher called for balk. Runner to third.

48:  Batter check swings, ball hits him on the forearm; home plate ump calls third strike for strikeout.

51:  Batter hits one just over the fence. RF leaps to catch, but the ball rolls off hands of fans and back onto the playing field. RF 

       throws to 3B and nails batter. Runner scores.

52:  Batter swings and hits foul that drops into catcher’s mitt; CD:4 catcher doubles runner at third.

53:  Female fan tosses panties onto right field.  RF picks them up just as batter nails one to the corner in right.  Batter gets triple, 

       runner scores; RF gets turnt.

54:  Batter hits ball to LF. Ball gets stuck under padding but LF eventually gets the ball. Inside the park homerun. 

55:  Batter hits ground ball back to pitcher. Pitcher nabs the ball and throws while running, but throwing past the first basemen.  

       Runner scores. Batter safe at second on error on P.

56:  Pop-up hit to second basemen, but loses ball in glare of sunlight and drops ball. Runner at third, batter safe at first.

57:  RF and 2B crowd centerfielder on routine fly ball to CF.  Ball deflects off CF’s glove. Runner at third, batter safe at first.

58:  SS scoops up routine grounder, but overthrows 1B. Runner to third, batter safe at first.

61:  Batter bunts down 3rd base line. Catcher attempts throw to 3B to nail runner, but ball travels to outfield. Runner scores, batter to 

       second.

62:  Sharp ball hit to 3B. Ball caroms off glove of 3B directly into the bare hand of SS, who drills one to first to nail the batter. Runner 

       holds.

63:  Batter hits high pop toward first base and takes a high bounce. Pitcher, on the bounce, uses glove to knock the ball into glove of 

       1B for the out. Runner to third.

64:  Batter hits one to the RF corner. Right fielder makes a dive to catch the ball, but it hits his glove and deflects into the stands. 

       Ground-rule double.

65:  Batter slams ball right into pitcher’s face. Pitcher hurt, use Injury chart.

66:  Batter hits one to RF. Batter takes second, but runner nailed out at home.

67:  Batter hits one to RF. Batter takes second, but runner caught in run-down between third and home.  Catcher comes to make 

       tag, but runner throws himself on ground to crawl to a score at the plate.

68:  Runner takes off for third. Catcher fires the ball to SS who nails the runner in the face with glove. Runner out, and out of game.

71:  Catcher throws ball back to pitcher, but hits batter’s bat with ball. Bat whacks batter in face. Batter out rest of game.

72:  Batter hits hot liner that strikes runner heading for third in head. Runner injured (and out). Use Injury chart.

73:  Batter hits one to pitcher, who had dropped his glove on delivery. Ball goes right in glove as it sits on the mound. Ump rules 

       batter out.

74:  Batter hits ball off-balance, spinning wildly back to the on-deck circle. Ball goes for hit, but ump declares batter out for leaving 

       basepath. Runner to third.

75:  RF catches ball and gives to a fan thinking third out until he sees runner rounding third. RF attempts to get ball back from fan. 

       Too late. Runner scores.

76:  Batter hits ball fair, but ball rolls right into bullpen doorway for ground-rule double. Runner scores.

77:  Thunder ends game. Home team gets host point if tied.

78:  Skies open up and end game. Home team gets host point if tied.

81:  Batter hits very high pop-up and runs into 1B who drops the catch.  Ump rules batter ruled safe, but runner cannot advance.

82:  Left-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runner scores, batter safe at first.

83:  Center-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runner scores, batter safe at first.

84:  Spectacular catch by CF.  Runner to third.

85:  Spectacular catch by LF. Runner holds.

86:  Spectacular catch by RF. Runner to third.

87:  Broken bat grounder to 1B. Pitcher struck by bat fragment. Use Injury chart. Runner to third. Batter out.

88:  Broken bat hit to RF. Runner scores, batter safe at first. 1B injured by bat fragment. Use Injury chart.    

 


  

WITH MEN ON FIRST AND SECOND

 

11:  Base runners miss signs and attempt a double steal. Catcher tosses lead runner out.

12:  Ground ball to first baseman, who flips to pitcher covering 1st base for the out. Runners move up one base. Pitcher is run into by   

       batter and gets injured.  Use Injury chart.

13:  Grounder to third baseman who throws to second baseman covering 2nd base for the force out there. Base runner sliding into 2nd 

       argues he is safe. Ump doesn’t agree and tosses runner.

14:  Batter hits a drive to 3B who dives for ball, but left fielder appears to field ball in left field.  As runner on second comes to third, 3B  

       reveals ball in glove  and tags runner out. 

15:  Batter hits ball back to mound and pitcher tosses to second to nail runner.  However, the umpire blocks the path and ball falls on

       basepath.  Batter declared safe and all runners advance one.  Much arguing! 

16:  Runner at second attempts steal of third, but batter interferes with catcher’s throw.  Home ump doesn’t like play, forces runner back 

       to second and declares batter out.

17:  Batter hits sound double to right field, but pitcher tags first base saying batter never touched the bag.  First base ump agrees and,  

       upon review, finds the runners passed each other.  All runners are out for unassisted triple play for the pitcher.

18:  Pitcher tries to catch runner at second sleeping, but his throw goes into centerfield.  Runner at second scores. Runner at first tries 

       to slide into third, but throw from centerfielder nails him out at the bag.

21:  Batter hits chopper to SS.  SS makes the throw to third who tags lead runner, and then drills it to first to nail batter. Double play.   

       Runner at first safe at second.     

22:  Batter hits the left field foul pole; ball bounces back fair.  Batter gets double, both runners score.

23:  Batter strikes out, but both runners attempt steal. Catcher’s throw is so early to third that the lead baserunner turns tail and heads  

       back to second base, but the other baserunner is already there.  He takes off back to first, but is tagged out after 3B throws to 1B.   

       Baserunner on second attempts second run to third, but is thrown out, 1B back to 3B.

24:  Batter hits apparent fly out to centerfield, but CF can’t get to it. Both baserunners head for home, and nearly arrive simultaneously. 

       Throw from CF is very good and catcher tags both runners out at the plate in rapid succession.

25:  Batter hits fly ball to CF, who tries to double runner off at first base.  Baserunner at second tags up and runs to third.  First   

       basemen relays throw to catcher at home to prevent score, but makes a wild throw, allowing lead runner to score and runner at   

       first to go to second. 

26:  Batter grounds to 3B. The defense throws the ball around a little before recording a double play, 54(1)545(2)/GDP.  Batter safe at 

       first.

27:  Batter hits sharp grounder between first and second; 2B fields the ball and throws out the batter at first.  1B throws back to 2B to    

       double off runner heading to second, but the runner on second was rounding third and heading home so 2B throws to the plate   

       instead of tagging his runner. Runner at home declared safe, runner from first safe at second.

28:  Foul ball on the right side. First baseman goes over to make the catch but fan reaches out and grabs for the ball, knocking it out of  

       his way. If visiting team in field, ump says nothing; if home team, interference called and batter declared out.

31:  Ball hits base runner on first, who is ruled out.  Runner on second holds.

32:  Unassisted triple play! Line out to 2B who touches 2nd to double lead runner off and then tags the runner coming in from first.

33:  Looping line drive into center field is caught by the outfielder who then throws to 2nd and on to 1st for a triple play. Score it 863.

34:  Ball hit to first baseman, who steps on bag to double runner off 1st. He throws to 3rd to attempt a triple play but the throw is wild 

       and goes into the dugout for an error, allowing the runner to score from 2nd.

35:  Line out to first baseman, who steps on bag to double runner off 1st. He throws to 2nd to attempt a triple play but the throw is wild 

       and goes into the outfield for an error, allowing the runner to move to 3rd.

36:  Line out to first baseman, who steps on the bag to double the runner off 1st and then throws to second to retire the man there on 

       a 36. Triple play!

37:  Base runner on 2nd base misses a sign and attempts to steal third. Catcher nails him at the bag.

38:  Grounder to short who flips to second base for the force out. Runner comes in hard, bowling over the second baseman. Players  

       start a fight and are each ejected from the game. 

41:  Grounder to short who flips to 2nd for the force out. Base runner slides hard into second baseman, preventing him from attempting 

       to turn a double play. Ump rules that he slid out of the baseline and rules both the runner and the batter out. If this doesn’t make 3 

       outs, the runner from 2nd base is sent back to 2nd as well.

42:  Sinking liner into center field, perhaps caught by a diving outfielder. Ump rules that he trapped the ball. Runner on first thrown out 

       at second on an 86, man on 2nd moves up to 3rd, batter safe on a single.

43:  Broken bat single to right field; second baseman is distracted by bat shards and does not make a play. Runners advance two 

       bases.

44:  Batter strikes out, but the third strike is a wild pitch that allows the lead runner to score and runner on first to third. Batter OUT.

45: Batter hits dribbler between plate and mound. Catcher quicky nabs ball, tags surprised batter out, and drills runner out at third.

46: Batter hits short fly to CF who traps ball and throws to 3B.  However, runner at second stopped early and went back to bag to find 

       baserunner from first waiting.  Batter safe on single, runner on first safe at second, lead runner declared out at second.

47:  Batter hits short fly to CF who traps ball and throws to 2B.  However, runner at first stopped early and went back to bag to find 

       batter waiting.  Batter safe on single, runner on second safe at third, runner on first declared out at first.

48:  Batter hits short fly to CF who traps ball and throws to 1B.  However, batter stopped early and never made it to bag.  Meanwhile, 

       runner at first never leaves bag while lead runner goes to third.  Ump declares batter out and runner at first out as crossing paths.

51:  Batter singles to CF, who throws behind baserunner arriving at second.  Baserunner stops short and dives on second.  However,  

       batter runs all the way to second thinking runner was heading to third.  With two runners standing on second, 2B tags the runner 

       from first out.  Batter walks off the bag confused and is also tagged out. An outfield single that turns into a double play.

52:  Batter hits single to LF scoring lead runner, but extends hit to second where he forces other baserunner into a rundown and a tag 

       out.

53:  Batter singles to left.  Lead runner slides past catcher and the plate. Catcher takes chance, goes after runner, and tags him.  Ump 

       calls the runner out, drawing vehement protests from the runner.  Batter safe, other runner to third.

54:  Batter hits single to LF, who drills the ball to catcher who nails lead runner out at the plate. Batter safe, runner advances to second.

55:  Defense aligns into strange shift in left infield, but batter hits bunt to right side, scoring both lead runner and sending other runner to 

       third base. Batter safe at first. 

 

56:  Pop-up hit to second basemen, but loses ball in glare of sunlight and drops ball. Runner at third, batter safe at first.

57:  RF and 2B crowd centerfielder on routine fly ball to CF.  Ball deflects off CF’s glove. Runner at third, batter safe at first.

58:  SS scoops up routine grounder, but overthrows 1B. Runner to third, batter safe at first.

61:  Batter bunts down 3rd base line. Catcher attempts throw to 3B to nail runner, but ball travels to outfield. Runner scores, batter to 

       second.

62:  Sharp ball hit to 3B. Ball caroms off glove of 3B directly into the bare hand of SS, who drills one to first to nail the batter. Runner 

       holds.

63:  Batter hits high pop toward first base and takes a high bounce. Pitcher, on the bounce, uses glove to knock the ball into glove of 

       1B for the out. Runners advance one base.

64:  Batter hits one to the RF corner. Right fielder makes a dive to catch the ball, but it hits his glove and deflects into the stands. 

       Ground-rule double, both runners score.

65:  Batter slams ball right into pitcher’s glove. Pitcher fires to second to double runner out.  Other runner holds at first.

66:  Batter hits one to RF. Batter takes second, but lead runner out at home. Other runner safe at third.

67:  Batter hits one to RF. Batter takes second, runner on first thrown out at third.  Lead runner caught in run-down between third and          

       home.  Catcher comes to make tag, but runner throws himself on ground to crawl to a score at the plate. 

68:  Lead runner takes off for third. Catcher fires the ball to SS who nails the runner in the face with glove. Runner out, and out of  

       game with injury.  Runner at first holds, batter still at bat.

71:  Catcher throws ball back to pitcher, but hits batter’s bat with ball. Runners advance one base.  Batter still at the plate.

72:  Batter hits hot liner that strikes runner heading for third in head. Runner injured (and out). Use Injury chart. Others safe.

73:  Batter hits one to pitcher, who had dropped his glove on delivery. Ball goes right in glove as it sits on the mound. Ump rules 

       batter out.  Runners confused and hold bases.

74:  Batter hits ball off-balance, spinning wildly back to the on-deck circle. Ball goes for hit, but ump declares batter out for leaving 

       basepath. Runners advance one base.

75:  RF catches ball and gives to a fan thinking third out until he sees runner rounding third. RF attempts to get ball back from fan. 

       Too late. Runners scores, batter to second with double.

76:  Batter hits ball fair, but ball rolls right into bullpen doorway for ground-rule double. Both runners score.

77:  Thunder ends game. Home team gets host point if tied.

78:  Skies open up and end game. Home team gets host point if tied.

81:  Batter hits very high pop-up and runs into 1B who drops the catch.  Ump rules batter ruled safe, but runner cannot advance.

82:  Left-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runners score, batter safe at first.

83:  Center-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runners score, batter safe at first.

84:  Spectacular catch by CF.  Lead runner to third, other runner holds.

85:  Spectacular catch by LF. Both runners hold.

86:  Spectacular catch by RF. Lead runner to third, other runner holds.

87:  Broken bat grounder to 1B. Pitcher struck by bat fragment. Use Injury chart. Runners advance one base, batter out.

88:  Broken bat hit to RF. Runners score, batter safe at first. 1B injured by bat fragment. Use Injury chart.    

 


 

   

WITH MEN ON FIRST AND THIRD

 

11:  Batter hits grounder back to the mound.  Pitcher throws home to catcher.  Runner on third stops and backtracks to third base but 

       runs into third baseman on the basepath.  3B does not have the ball.  Ump rules obstruction and bases are loaded.

12:  Runner on first takes off for second.  Catcher fires low throw toward the bag, but pitcher intercepts throw and flips to 3B who traps 

       lead runner in "pickle" between third and home plate where he's eventually tagged out, (C~P~3B~C~3B).

13:  Runner on first attempts steal. Catcher fires to SS, but SS fires back to the catcher for the out at the plate on the lead runner.  

       Runner on first takes second but no steal credit given.

14:  Runner on first attempts steal. Catcher fires to SS, but SS fires back to the catcher for the play at the plate on the lead runner.  

       Runnner sneaks around catcher and scores.  Runner on first takes second but no steal credit given. 

15:  Deep Fly to LF who makes nice catch on the warning track. Both runners tag up. Runner from third scores (sacrifice fly), but runner 

       from first is thrown out at second, (A-LF PO-2B).

16:  Great Catch by RF who makes fine running catch in right-center field for the out. Runner at third scores easily. Runner from first  

       has already rounded second and must retrace his steps back to first.  If RF is T3 or higher, runner doubled off first.

17:  Batter smacks one off center field wall, runner at third scores, batter safe at first. If runner at 1B is OBR A or B, he takes third; if not, 

       he’s thrown out with a slide at 3B.

18:  Batter hits to LF; runner on first ignores Third Base Coach's "STOP SIGN" and heads for the plate where he’s tagged out.

21:  Runner on first caught off base, thrown out.

22:  Runner on third base caught off base, thrown out.

23:  Pitcher tosses ball to the plate, but catcher fires the ball to third to catch napping runner out.

24:  Pitcher tosses ball to the plate, but catcher nails runner sleeping off first.

25:  Deep Fly Out/HR – check manager card.

26:  Batter hits grounder to short, who tosses to 2nd to nail runner coming from first. Runner coming from first base barrels into 2B,  

       making the relay throw to first. Ball sails into dugout, runner at third scores and batter to third on error.

27:  Slow ground ball to Pitcher who holds runner at third, then throws to first to retire the batter. 1B sees runner from third, who got a 

       late start, headed for home.  If runner OBR is A, safe at home; if not, nailed out at the plate.  Runner on first to second.

28:  Ground ball to SS who steps on second for out. Base runner attempts to go back to first but crosses batter there.  Runner ruled out;  

       runner on third scores and batter safe.

31:  Runner at first goes for steal but hurts leg during slide and hits bag awkwardly injuring himself. (Remove him from game.)

32:  Hard grounder to SS who flips to his keystone partner for the force out at 2nd. 2B fires the ball home. If runner at 3B SPA or B,  

       scores; if not, out at the plate.

33:  Batter hits grounder to SS who relays to 2nd for the force out, but runner's rolling slide "outside" the base line wipes out 2B  

       attempting to throw to first for a double play.  Umpire rules, "Offensive Interference", batter is also out.  Runner originally on third   

       base who scored is sent back to third base by Umpire.

34:  Grounder to 3B who tags runner out there.  Attempting to turn the double play, 3B throws wide of second base and ball goes into 

       right field. Runner at first to third, batter safe at first.

35:  If pitcher has WP rating for batter, WP, runner scores, runner at first to second; batter still at-bat.

36:  Catcher flips over railing and into dugout but holds onto ball for out.

37:  High pop-up in infield. Runner at third crosses plate, runner at first arrives at third just as 2B catches the ball. But ball caroms off 

       glove into CF. Runner at third scores; batter safe at first on error to 2B.

38:  Pop fly caught by SS racing into shallow left field. Runner at third, seeing SS tries surprise dash to home, hoping to catch SS "off-

       guard".  If runner OBR A or B, he’s safe; otherwise, toss home and catcher tags him out at the plate.

41:  Batter strains rib cage taking a "mighty" Swing and Miss at pitch. Replace him with pinch-hitter.  If replacement batter strikes out, 

       credit strikeout to the injured batter, (Rule 10.15), and NOT to the pinch-hitter.

42:  While standing on the rubber, Pitcher fakes a throw to third base...then wheels and throws to first base to pick off runner there.

43:  Pitcher develops blister on throwing hand. If left in game, he must pitch at lower P-B rating.

44:  Runner on third base, noticing that Pitcher isn't paying any attention to him, decides to make mad dash for Home…trying for a 

       Stolen Base. If SP A, safe at home; if not, nailed out by waking pitcher.  Other runner holds.

45:  Base runner on 1st gets signals mixed and attempts to steal 2nd where he’s nailed out. Batter still at-bat. Other runner holds.

46:  Shallow fly to left, batter out, runner on 1st to 2nd, runner on 3rd out in a rundown. 3525.

47:  Grounder to second baseman, who looks runner back to third, tags man coming from 1st, then throws to 1st for a 43 double play.

48:  Batter out on a grounder to pitcher, who tosses him at 1B.  Runners advance one base. 

51:  Runner on 1st caught between 2nd and 3rd in a rundown, tagged out.

52:  Catcher drops popup in front of the plate for an E2. With two outs, man on 3rd scores and man on 1st moves to third. With less than 

       two out, the man on 1st moves up to 2nd and the man on 3rd holds.

53:  Hard grounder knocked down by 2B who picks up ball and attempts to get runner who got late break from 3rd. The throw is wild, 

       allowing runner from 1st to make it to 3rd on the E4. Catcher throws down to 3rd to try to get that runner and the throw goes into 

       left, allowing him to score on an E2. Finally, batter is thrown out trying to make it to 3rd on a 75.

54:  Fly out to left. If that doesn’t make three outs, the runner on 3rd tags up and scores. However, on appeal, he’s found to have left 

       the bag too early. Credit 3B with putout.

55:  Batter hits a towering fly ball that drops between outfielders for a SINGLE*, but then passes base runner on 1st and is ruled out

       (credit 2B with putout); runner from 1st gets to 2nd).

56:  Home Run bounces off wall back into field of play. Man on 3rd scores. In confusion, man on 1st runs back to 1st and is passed on 

       the bases by the batter. The batter is ruled out (credit 1B with putout) and given credit for a 2RBI SINGLE*** instead.

57:  Fly out to right. If this doesn’t make the third out, runner on 3rd thrown out trying to tag up. If that doesn’t make third out, runner on 

       1st thrown out (26) trying to reach 2nd on the throw home.

58:  Batter hits a towering fly ball to center drops between outfielders for a SINGLE*, but then passes base runner on 1st and is ruled 

       out (credit 2B with putout); runner from 1st gets to 2nd.

61:  Strikeout. Batter ejected for arguing with ump.

62:  Trainer is called out to the mound. Pitcher has developed a large blister and must be removed.

63:  Man on 1st attempts steal. Pitcher tosses him out easily at 2B, but runner on third credited with steal of home and scores. Batter 

       still at-bat.

64:  Man on 1st attempts steal. Wily pitcher fakes a throw to second, wheels around, and fires home to catcher to catch sneaky runner 

       at third trying to steal home. Rundown ensues and runner out at 3B. Runner on first goes to second, batter still at-bat.

65:  Catcher goes for a foul ball towards the stands. He makes the catch but collides with a wall and falls. If there are 2 outs and the 

       man on 3rd has SP A, B, or C rating, he tags up and scores. 

66:  Batter hits ball off his foot and is affected. While not technically injured, he can’t run and needs pinch runner if gets a hit or walk the  

       remainder of the game.

67:  Runner on 1st picked off by the pitcher.

68:  Runner on 3rd picked off by the catcher.

71:  Catcher throws ball back to pitcher, but hits batter’s bat with ball. Runner at first to second.  Batter still at the plate.

72:  Batter hits hot liner that strikes runner heading for second in head. Runner injured (and out). Use Injury chart. Batter safe, runner at 

       third holds.

73:  Batter hits one to pitcher, who had dropped his glove on delivery. Ball goes right in glove as it sits on the mound. Ump rules 

      batter out. Runners hold bases.

74:  Batter hits ball off-balance, spinning wildly back to the on-deck circle. Ball goes for hit, but ump declares batter out for leaving 

       basepath. Runners advance one base.

75:  LF catches ball and gives to a fan thinking third out until he sees runner rounding third. LF attempts to get ball back from fan. 

       Too late. Runners scores, batter to second with double.

76:  Batter hits ball fair, but ball rolls right into bullpen doorway for ground-rule double. Both runners score.

77:  Thunder ends game. Home team gets host point if tied.

78:  Skies open up and end game. Home team gets host point if tied.

81:  Batter hits very high pop-up and runs into 1B who drops the catch.  Ump rules batter ruled safe, but runner at third not allowed to  

       advance; runner at first forced to go to second.

82:  Left-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runners score, batter safe at first.

83:  Center-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runners score, batter safe at first.

84:  Spectacular catch by CF.  Lead runner scores, runner at first to second.

85:  Spectacular catch by LF. Both runners hold.

86:  Spectacular catch by RF. Lead runner scores, other runner holds.

87:  Broken bat grounder to 1B. Pitcher struck by bat fragment. Use Injury chart. Runners advance one base, batter out.

88:  Broken bat hit to RF. Runners score, batter safe at first. 1B injured by bat fragment. Use Injury chart.  





WITH MEN ON SECOND AND THIRD

 

11:  Ground ball on the right side. First baseman dives to stop it, then scrambles to touch

       the bag with his glove but loses ball. Runners score on error, batter safe at first.

12:  Line drive goes off third baseman’s shoe for single to left, both runners score.

13:  Dropped third strike on a strikeout. Batter out on a 23 putout

14:  Shallow pop up to left caught by the shortstop who nails runner at 2B.

15:  Fly ball into right caught off shoetops by the right fielder who nails runner at third; runner on third scores.

16:  High fly ball into left-center falls for a double. Man on 3rd holds up to see if it falls and is passed by the man on 

       2nd who is ruled out (credit third baseman with putout). Runner on 3rd scores.

17:  Batter hits a grounder to SS, who throws home. Catcher quickly tags runner and throws to 3B to tag runner coming from second.  

       Batter is halfway between first and second when caught in a rundown between first and second - a very unusual triple play with all 

       three runners caught in rundowns and the right fielder getting an assist. 

18:  Batter hits to 3B who tags runner on the line between 2B and 3B but dropped the ball. Runner on third scores, batter safe at first,  

       runner on second stays at second.

21:  Batter hits to 2B for the out.  2B drills ball to the plate where the catcher tags out runner coming from third.  Runner on second safe 

       at third.

22:  Batter hits grounder to 2B who throws out runner at first.  Runners hold.

23:  Batter hits a liner to RF who throws home preventing a run but runner heads to second, forcing runner at second to head to third.  

       Catcher starts relay double play.  Batter out, runner at 2B out.

24:  Batter hits bouncer to 2B who throws home, trapping the runner coming from third. Catcher runs runner back to third where he tags 

       both runner at third and runner at second who arrived at third.  Umpire calls both runners out.

25:  Batter hits grounder to 2B who throws home.  Runner coming from home is out between third and the plate, leaving no one 

       covering the plate.  Runner at second makes it to third while batter heads for second.  Catcher sees nobody covering the plate and 

       heads home. Runner at third, seeing catcher’s back to him, races for home plate.  Catcher reaches to tag as runner passes him 

       and falls to the dirt, allowing the runner to score.  Ball shakes lose in fall and rolls to the stands.  Batter comes around third to  

       score, but pitcher recovers ball and tosses to catcher at plate in time for the tag. No DP called because C charged with error. 

26:  Batter hits grounder to third where runner is trapped between 3B and plate, but he slides back safely. However, runner at second    

       now trapped between second and third and when 3B throws to 2B, runner at third heads home again.  2B fires ball to C who   

       makes the tag and relays to 3B as runner from second slides in – ump rules him out.  Batter safe at first. 

27:  Runner from 2nd base ruled out on an appeal play for having missed third base. (Credit third baseman with putout.)

28:  Batter hits to deep left and gets to 2B thanks to throw to home.  Catcher argues with ump over call, claiming runner ran out of   

       baseline at the plate. Meanwhile, runner at 2nd scores and batter comes around as well.  Batter credited with double + two stolen  

       bases.

31:  Batter hits apparent double, but ump rules he missed first and is out.  Both runners score, but batter given SAC credit.

32:  Deep fly to left center goes off left fielder’s glove and into center fielder’s for the odd 78 fly out. If this doesn’t make three outs, the  

       man on 3rd tags up and scores while the man on 2nd holds.

33:  Chopper caroms off pitcher and to the shortstop. SS throws to 1st for a 163 out.  Runners advance.

34:  Deep ground ball bounces off the first base bag and to the first baseman, who goes home for a 32 out at the plate. Batter safe on  

       fielder’s choice; Man on 2nd to 3rd.

35:  Grounder to SS. Man on 3rd out on a rundown (6252).  If this doesn’t make 3 outs, man on 2nd tries to sneak into 3rd behind the  

       rundown and is also out (2545).  If this still doesn’t make 3 outs, the batter tries to sneak into 2nd during that rundown and is out

       on a 56 to complete a triple play.

36:  Batter pops one up.  Both runners tag and advance as 3B drops the catch.  Batter is safe on a dropped pop up

       by the third baseman. Runner at 3rd scores; if runner on 2nd is OBR A, he scores as well.

37:  Batter hits single to right field.  Man on 2nd out in a 9252 rundown while batter goes to 2nd base in the process. Runner at 3rd   

       scores.

38:  Popper drops just inside field line caught by shortstop. He eyes man off of 3rd base and tries to double him up, but the throw is wild 

       for an error that allows that runner to score.  Meanwhile, the runner on 2nd attempts to make it to 3rd and is thrown out on a 25.

41:  Pitcher throws a wild one; runners advance a base and the batter still at bat

42:  Foul ball. Ump rules that batter’s foot touched the plate and calls him out. Batter ejected for arguing.

43:  Called strike out. Batter ejected for arguing.

44:  Walk on a pitch that looks to be down the middle. Catcher argues with ump and is tossed.

45:  Batted ball in front of the plate hits batter on his way to first. If visiting team, ump calls batter out, runners hold. If home team, it’s 

       ruled a foul ball.

46:  Batter hits pop bloop that falls between 1B and RF; runner on third scores, but RF nails runner at 2B out at third. Batter safe at first.

47:  Pitcher catches man off second base for the pickoff.

48:  Batter out on a grounder to pitcher, who tosses him at 1B.  Runners advance one base. 

51:  Runner on 2nd caught between 2nd and 3rd in a rundown, tagged out.  Batter safe, runner on third scores.

52:  Catcher drops popup in front of the plate for an error. With two outs, man on 3rd scores and man on 2nd moves to third. With less  

       than two out, the man on 2nd attempts to score and is tagged out at the plate.

53:  Hard grounder knocked down by 2B who picks up ball and attempts to get runner who got late break from 3rd. The throw is wild, 

       allowing runner from 2nd to make it to 3rd on the E4. Catcher throws down to 3rd to try to get that runner and the throw goes into 

       left, allowing him to score on an E2. Finally, batter is thrown out trying to make it to 3rd on a 75.

54:  Fly out to left. If that doesn’t make three outs, the runner on 3rd tags up and scores. However, on appeal, he’s found to have left 

       the bag too early. Credit 3B with putout.

55:  Batter hits a towering fly ball that drops between outfielders for a SINGLE*, but then passes base runner on between second and  

       third and is ruled out (credit 2B with putout); runner from 1st gets to 2nd).

56:  Home Run bounces off wall back into field of play. Man on 3rd scores. In confusion, man on 2nd runs back to the base and is 

       passed by the batter. The batter is ruled out (credit 2B with putout).

57:  Fly out to right. If this doesn’t make the third out, runner on 3rd thrown out trying to tag up. If that doesn’t make third out, runner on 

       2nd thrown out (26) trying to reach 3rd on the throw home.

58:  Batter hits a towering fly ball to center, but CF makes all-time dive for the ages, hops up, fires the ball to 2B for the double play.

61:  Strikeout. Batter ejected for arguing with ump.

62:  Trainer is called out to the mound. Pitcher has developed a large blister and must be removed.

63:  Man on 3rd attempts steal. Pitcher tosses him out easily at home, but runner on second credited with steal of third. Batter 

       still at-bat.

64:  Man on 2nd caught off-base.

65:  Wily pitcher fakes a throw to second, wheels around, and fires to third to catch sneaky runner off the bag.

66:  Catcher goes for a foul ball towards the stands. He makes the catch but collides with a wall and falls. If there are 2 outs and the 

       man on 3rd has SP A, B, or C rating, he tags up and scores. 

67:  Batter hits ball off his foot and is affected. While not technically injured, he can’t run and needs pinch runner if gets a hit or walk the  

       remainder of the game.

68:  Runner on 2nd picked off by the pitcher.

71:  Runner on 3rd picked off by the catcher.

72:  Catcher throws ball back to pitcher, but hits batter’s bat with ball. Runner at first to second.  Batter still at the plate.

73:  Batter hits hot liner that strikes runner heading for third in head. Runner injured (and out). Use Injury chart. Batter safe, runner at 

       third scores.

74:  Batter hits one to pitcher, who had dropped his glove on delivery. Ball goes right in glove as it sits on the mound. Ump rules 

      batter out. Runners hold bases.

75:  Batter hits ball off-balance, spinning wildly back to the on-deck circle. Ball goes for hit, but ump declares batter out for leaving 

       basepath. Runners advance one base.

76:  LF catches ball and gives to a fan thinking third out until he sees runner rounding third. LF attempts to get ball back from fan. 

       Too late. Runners scores, batter to second with double.

77:  Batter hits ball fair, but ball rolls right into bullpen doorway for ground-rule double. Both runners score.

78:  Thunder ends game. Home team gets host point if tied.

81:  Skies open up and end game. Home team gets host point if tied.

82:  Batter hits very high pop-up and runs into 1B who drops the catch.  Ump rules batter ruled safe, but runner at third not allowed to  

       advance; runner at first forced to go to second.

83:  Left-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runners score, batter safe at first.

84:  Center-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runners score, batter safe at first.

85:  Spectacular catch by CF.  Lead runner scores, runner at first to second.

86:  Spectacular catch by LF. Both runners hold.

87:  Spectacular catch by RF. Lead runner scores, other runner holds.

88:  Broken bat grounder to 1B. Pitcher struck by bat fragment. Use Injury chart. Runners advance one base, batter out.



WITH BASES LOADED


11:  First baseman loses the ball in the sun and it drops in. With two outs, this is a SINGLE*. With less than two outs, the infield fly   

       rule is called, batter is out, but runners advance one base.

12:  Second baseman loses the ball in the sun and it drops in. With two outs, this is a SINGLE*. With less than two outs, the infield 

       fly rule is called batter is out, but runners advance one base.

13:  Third baseman loses the ball in the sun and it drops in. With two outs, this is a SINGLE*. With less than two outs, the infield fly 

       rule is called batter is out, but runners advance one base.

14:  Shortstop loses the ball in the sun and it drops in. With two outs, this is a SINGLE*. With less than two outs, the infield fly rule is  

       called batter is out, but runners advance one base.

15:  Low line drive caught by LF who throws runner at first out at second.  Runners on 2nd and 3rd score.

16:  Batter hits hard grounder to short, who goes home to force a runner. Man running from 1st base slips and falls and is thrown out  

       at 2nd base, leaving men at the corners.

17:  Batter hits the ball but ball hits runner going from 1st to 2nd who is ruled out (credit 2B with putout). If that makes the 3rd out,  

       run does not count.

18:  High pop fly back of second baseman. The middle infielders collide as the second baseman makes the catch for the out. 

       Runners advance one base. If the runner who was on 2nd is OBR C or lower, he is thrown out (82) trying to score. 

21:  Double Play after runner from 1st is called out for interference.

22:  Second baseman knocks down line drive up the middle. He then tries to throw home to get the lead runner but the throw is late 

       and also very off target.  Runners advance an additional base on an E4.  The batter tries to make it 2nd and gets into a rundown  

       before the man who was on 1st is eventually thrown out at the plate (2362).  The batter makes it to 2nd when the throw goes   

       home.

23:  Deep Double play ball to second baseman, but the shortstop drops the throw to the bag on a 4E6. Batter is safe on a fielder’s 

       choice.

24:  Grounder to the pitcher who goes home for the force. But his throw goes over the catcher’s head (E1) allowing the man from 3rd 

       to score. Runner tries to score from 2nd and is out at the plate (21).  If that doesn’t make 3 outs, the runner from 1st is also out

       trying to make it to third (15).  Batter ends up at 2nd on the fielder’s choice.

25:  Grounder to third baseman who steps on the bag for a force out. If that doesn’t make three outs, he throws home to get the lead  

       runner. The catcher mistakenly touches the plate thinking there is a force play and the runner scores (5E2). If the runner on 1st  

       base is OBR A or B, he makes it to 3rd base; Otherwise, he is thrown out trying to make it to 3rd (25). Batter safe at 1st on a 

       fielder’s choice.

26:  Single to center field. Outfielder’s throw back in is wild and allows runners to advance an additional base on an E8. Catcher gets 

       ball and throws wild to third for an E2, allowing runners to advance another additional base. Batter goes to 2nd. 

27:  After a pickoff throw, the first baseman’s throw back to the pitcher is wild for an E3, allowing the runner on 3rd to get home.

28:  Line drive out to 3B who steps on the bag near him to double off a runner. Other runners hold.

31:  Hard grounder to first baseman who steps on the bag to retire the batter. 

32:  Batter hits a long fly ball to center where CF catches the ball over his shoulder at the warning track. Runner on third tags up, but  

       runner at second stops to see if ball would be caught and is passed by runner from first.  Runner from first called out for passing  

       on the base paths; double play.

33:  Batter grounds to 3B who steps on bag to force out runner coming from second.  3B then throws home to double off runner 

       coming from third. Other runner holds.

34:  Batter hits ball to 1B who fakes out runner on third and tosses home for the force out.  

35:  Batter singles to left.  Runner on third scores, but runner from second stumbles passing third.  He makes it back to the bag 

       safely, but this causes runner from first to stop, causing a rundown between second and third.  Runner from third takes off for  

       home and is nailed.  Runner in rundown safe at 2B. 

36:  Batter hits chopper to third, who fields ball on the hop.  3B throws to 1B instead of home, and wildly.  1B nabs errant throw and 

       burns it home to cut off the runner on third.

37:  Batter strikes out but catcher drops the ball but picks it up and steps on the plate to force the runner at third. C then rolls the ball  

       to the mound. Batter goes to first.  Umpire rules batter out for passing the man already at first, and rules the runner on third is  

       not out.  

38:  Offense attempts triple steal.  Catcher is late with throw to second. Runner on third scores. However, runner now at third did not 

       stop after late throw and heads home where he is tagged out.  

41:  Batter hits liner to 1B, who tags the baserunner on his way to second and tosses the ball home to the catcher who tags home.   

       Umpire rules there was no force play at home and catcher failed to tag runner, resulting in a scored run.

42:  Batter hits sharp grounder to third where 3B tags out runner off bag. He then throws to 1B to nail batter who almost made it.  

       Runner on second heads for third with the throw to first, but is called out in his slide with the throw from 1B. Triple play.  

43:  Batter hits slow roller up baseline. Catcher trails the ball expecting it to go foul and does not attempt to tag runner from third, 

       who scores. The ball rolls foul, but comes back into fair inches from third base.  Batter safe at first.

44:  Pitcher charged with balk. Runners advance one base.

45:  Pitcher charged with balk, runners advance on base. Pitcher argues and punches ump. Lost for entire season.

46:  2B ejected for mimicing pitcher throw during delivery; batter complains to ump who consults with officials.

47:  Batter hit deeply into left corner for apparent double. However, first-base ump rules batter failed to touch first base.  Batter 

       comes back to first base and ump calls him out for running bases in incorrect order.  All baserunners scored.

48:  Pitcher ejected for throwing spitball.  Suspension for this game only.

51:  Runner on 2nd caught between 2nd and 3rd in a rundown, tagged out.  Batter safe, other runners score.

52:  Catcher drops popup in front of the plate for an error. With two outs, man on 3rd scores and man on 2nd moves to third. With less  

       than two out, the man on 2nd attempts to score and is tagged out at the plate.

53:  Hard grounder knocked down by 2B who picks up ball and attempts to get runner who got late break from 3rd. The throw is wild, 

       allowing runner from 2nd to make it to 3rd on the E4. Catcher throws down to 3rd to try to get that runner and the throw goes  

       into left, allowing him to score on an E2. Finally, batter is thrown out trying to make it to 3rd on a 75.

54:  Fly out to left. If that doesn’t make three outs, the runner on 3rd tags up and scores. However, on appeal, he’s found to have left 

       the bag too early. Credit 3B with putout.

55:  Batter hits a towering fly ball that drops between outfielders for a SINGLE*, but then passes base runner on between second 

       and third and is ruled out (credit 2B with putout); other runners advance a base.

56:  Home Run bounces off wall back into field of play. Man on 3rd scores. In confusion, man on 1st runs back to the base and is 

       passed by the batter. The batter is ruled out (credit 2B with putout).

57:  Fly out to right. If this doesn’t make the third out, runner on 3rd thrown out trying to tag up. If that doesn’t make third out, runner 

       on 2nd thrown out (26) trying to reach 3rd on the throw home.

58:  Batter hits a towering fly ball to center, but CF makes all-time dive for the ages, hops up, fires the ball to 2B for the double play.

61:  Strikeout. Batter ejected for arguing with ump.

62:  Trainer is called out to the mound. Pitcher has developed a large blister and must be removed.

63:  Man on 3rd attempts steal. Pitcher tosses him out easily at home, but runner on second credited with steal of third. Batter 

       still at-bat.

64:  Man on 2nd caught off-base.

65:  Wily pitcher fakes a throw to second, wheels around, and fires to third to catch sneaky runner off the bag.

66:  Catcher goes for a foul ball towards the stands. He makes the catch but collides with a wall and falls. If there are 2 outs and the 

       man on 3rd has SP A, B, or C rating, he tags up and scores. 

67:  Batter hits ball off his foot and is affected. While not technically injured, he can’t run and needs pinch runner if gets a hit or walk  

       the remainder of the game.

68:  Runner on 2nd picked off by the pitcher.

71:  Runner on 3rd picked off by the catcher.

72:  Catcher throws ball back to pitcher, but hits batter’s bat with ball. Runner at first to second.  Batter still at the plate.

73:  Batter hits hot liner that strikes runner heading for third in head. Runner injured (and out). Use Injury chart. Batter safe, 

       runner at third scores.

74:  Batter hits one to pitcher, who had dropped his glove on delivery. Ball goes right in glove as it sits on the mound. Ump rules 

      batter out. Runners hold bases.

75:  Batter hits ball off-balance, spinning wildly back to the on-deck circle. Ball goes for hit, but ump declares batter out for leaving 

       basepath. Runners advance one base.

76:  LF catches ball and gives to a fan thinking third out until he sees runner rounding third. LF attempts to get ball back from fan. 

       Too late. Runners scores, batter to second with double.

77:  Batter hits ball fair, but ball rolls right into bullpen doorway for ground-rule double. Both runners score.

78:  Thunder ends game. Home team gets host point if tied.

81:  Skies open up and end game. Home team gets host point if tied.

82:  Batter hits very high pop-up and runs into 1B who drops the catch.  Ump rules batter ruled safe, but runner at third not allowed 

       to advance; runner at first forced to go to second.

83:  Left-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runners score, batter safe at first.

84:  Center-fielder fields ball but drops the fly. Runners score, batter safe at first.

85:  Spectacular catch by CF.  Lead runner scores, runner at first to second.

86:  Spectacular catch by LF. Both runners hold.

87:  Spectacular catch by RF. Lead runner scores, other runner holds.

88:  Broken bat grounder to 1B. Pitcher notices cork.  Ump tosses batter. Runners advance one base, batter out.


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