1. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 WHAT JUST HAPPENED?

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WHAT JUST HAPPENED?

TEN SECOND RULE VIOALATION?

MAYBE, MAYBE NOT? MAYBE, MAYBE NOT?

 Rule 10, Sec 18 - The pitcher must be on the pitcher’s plate and the batter in the batter’s box within 10 seconds after the pitcher receives the ball or after the umpire calls, “Play ball.” After both the pitcher and batter are in position, the pitcher has five seconds to begin her pitching motion.

TIME BETWEEN PITCHES

 The 10 seconds start when?

TIME BETWEEN PITCHES  The 10 seconds start when:  The pitcher receives the ball

TIME BETWEEN PITCHES  The 10 seconds start when:  The pitcher receives the ball  Or after the umpire calls, “Play ball.”

POSITION OF THE PLAYERS

 THE PITCHER:

POSITION OF THE PLAYERS  THE PITCHER: The pitcher must be on the pitcher’s plate. The pitcher must be on the pitcher’s plate.

POSITION OF THE PLAYERS  THE PITCHER: The pitcher must be on the pitcher’s plate.  THE BATTER:

POSITION OF THE PLAYERS  THE PITCHER: The pitcher must be on the pitcher’s plate.  THE BATTER: The batter has to be in the batter’s box. The batter has to be in the batter’s box.

POSITION OF THE PLAYERS INTERPRETATION:

INTERPRETATION: The batter has to get both feet in the box. This doesn’t mean she has to be ready to bat. The batter has to get both feet in the box. This doesn’t mean she has to be ready to bat.

UMPIRE EXPECTATIONS

 The umpire will start a mental 10- second count when?

UMPIRE EXPECTATIONS  The umpire will start a mental 10- second count when:  The pitcher (not acting as a fielder) receives the ball

UMPIRE EXPECTATIONS  The umpire will start a mental 10- second count when:  The pitcher (not acting as a fielder) receives the ball  The umpire is ready for a batter

UMPIRE EXPECTATIONS  The umpire will start a mental 10- second count when:  The pitcher (not acting as a fielder) receives the ball  The umpire is ready for a batter  The umpire says, “play ball.”

UMPIRE EXPECTATIONS  The umpire will, if needed, advise the batter to get in the batter’s box and the pitcher to get on the pitching plate.

UMPIRE EXPECTATIONS  The umpire will, if needed, advise the batter to get in the batter’s box and the pitcher to get on the pitching plate.  (PREVENTATIVE UMPIRING)

FAILURE TO COMPLY EFFECTS

 If the batter is not in the box?

FAILURE TO COMPLY EFFECTS  If the batter is not in the box? A strike will be added to her count. A strike will be added to her count.

FAILURE TO COMPLY EFFECTS  If the batter is not in the box, a strike will be added to her count.  If the pitcher is not on the pitching plate?

FAILURE TO COMPLY EFFECTS  If the batter is not in the box, a strike will be added to her count.  If the pitcher is not on the pitching plate? A ball will be added to the batter’s count. A ball will be added to the batter’s count.

FAILURE TO COMPLY EFFECTS  If the batter is not in the box, a strike will be added to her count.  If the pitcher is not on the pitching plate, a ball will be added to the batter’s count.  In either case, the ball is ?????????

FAILURE TO COMPLY EFFECTS  If the batter is not in the box, a strike will be added to her count.  If the pitcher is not on the pitching plate, a ball will be added to the batter’s count.  In either case, the ball is DEAD.

When 10 Seconds Have Expired

 The batter is not in the batter’s box.

When 10 Seconds Have Expired  The batter is not in the batter’s box.  The pitcher is not on the pitching plate.

When 10 Seconds Have Expired  The batter is not in the batter’s box.  The pitcher is not on the pitching plate.  The umpire will call “Time” and instruct both to comply with the rule.

When 10 Seconds Have Expired  The batter is not in the batter’s box.  The pitcher is not on the pitching plate.  The umpire will call “Time” and instruct both to comply with the rule.  There will not be a new 10-second count.

When 10 Seconds Have Expired

 If the batter is in the batter’s box,

When 10 Seconds Have Expired  If the batter is in the batter’s box,  If the pitcher is on the pitching plate,

When 10 Seconds Have Expired  If the batter is in the batter’s box.  If the pitcher is on the pitching plate.  The umpire will start a mental 5- second count for the pitcher to begin her pitching motion.

The 5 Second Count

 If the pitcher does not start her pitching motion within the 5-second count,

The 5 Second Count  If the pitcher does not start her pitching motion within the 5-second count,  The umpire will call “Time” and add a “ball” to the batter’s count.

REQUESTING TIME

 By the Batter or

REQUESTING TIME  By the Batter or  By the Pitcher

REQUESTING TIME  By the Batter or  By the Pitcher  Time is granted based on what?

REQUESTING TIME  By the Batter or  By the Pitcher  Time is granted based on what?  The Umpire’s judgement!

REQUESTING TIME  By the Batter or  By the Pitcher  Time is granted based on what?  The Umpire’s judgement!  Umpires will consider the intent of the rule when making this judgment.

TIMING DEVICES / SYSTEMS

 Umpires will not be using physical timing devices. The 5 and 10 second periods are the umpire’s estimation.

TEN SECOND RULE VIOALATION?

LET ME BREAK IT DOWN FOR YOU.

 THE PITCHER AND THE BATTER ARE BOTH RESPONSIBLE TO BE IN POSITION 10 SECONDS AFTER THE PITCHER RECEIVES THE BALL (IN THE PITCHING CIRCLE) FROM THE CATCHER.

 ONCE ALL PLAYERS ARE IN POSITION - WHETHER THAT IS 4 SECONDS OR 7 SECONDS LATER, OR 10 SECONDS LATER - THE PITCHER HAS 5 MORE SECONDS TO START THE PITCHING MOTION.

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