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10-06-2012, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by King Henrique View Post
My goodness, the Braves got jobbed. Might be the worst blown call this year.

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Originally Posted by apice3 View Post
The point of the infield fly is to prevent the runners from being tricked into staying to close to the base on a hit, causing a double play.

When you call the infield fly 1/2 second before it lands, it totally defeats the purpose of the rule.
Essentially, ya. And if you look at the runners, each of them was waiting in between bases, and easily reached the next base once the ball dropped. There was no risk of the dropped fly double play trick happening.

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