Author Topic: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2  (Read 20187 times)

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Offline spidernat

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Why should the team whose player threw the ball away get any benefit at all?

They aren't getting a benefit. The ball is live and they have to hunt the ball down and make a play. Also, the penalty of throwing the ball away is that the batter who would've been out already got a base. Going from there is a risk to both teams. Proceed at your own discretion.

Would you also like the runners who take off on a steal to be able to stop if they don't get the right jump and go back to the base without risk of being thrown out?