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Old 10-06-2012, 12:57 PM   #294
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Originally Posted by DJ's left nut View Post

The rule reads simply: If an infielder can make the play with ordinary effort, as soon as it's apparent, the umpire makes the immediate infield fly call. He has no discretion not to make the call as the rule clearly reads shall make the infield fly call.


The timing gripe is wrong - it has to be immediate upon the OFer getting camped, not immediate upon impact.
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In my opinion its a touch beyond ordinary effort, and I also am not sure I agree with your interpretation of "immediate infield fly call". Either way I am not going to lose any sleep over it. My team plays tomorrow afternoon.
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