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How Would You Rule?

Steven Souza
September 19, 2017: Chicago Cubs @ Tampa Bay Rays

Situation: Bottom of 6th; Steven Souza batting with 3-2 count, two outs, and bases empty.

Souza foul tips the pitch from Mike Montgomery. The ball caroms off the glove of C Willson Contreras, who cradles the ball just to the side of his chest projector.

Is the batter out?


Willson Contreras
Reference: "Baseball Rules Corner," Rich Marazzi, Baseball Digest, March/April 2018

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Which pair of teams have met in the World Series exactly two times (through 2017)?

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