play, ALL protests are to be resolved before
the game continues.
There is no such
thing as playing under protest in tournament
Due to an issue that is occurring in Farm
League play, Rule 4:06 has been amended
(Farm League Only). This amendment
supersedes the 2015 printed version of the
Baseball rule book. The updated rule book
and updated rule change summaries can be
found on the Dizzy Dean National website
(“2015 Rules” link to the left).
4:06 Any manager or coach going on to
the playing field to talk
to the same batter (or a batter going to the
dugout or bench to talk to a manager or
coach) more than twice (2) in one (1)
time at bat will be required to remove the
current batter from the game and make the
substitution in the lineup.
He may re-enter at completion of the inning
if he can do so without violating the
The only exception to rule 4:09 is in case
of injury or if time is called by the
opposing team or the umpire.
PENALTY: If opting to bat All Available
Players, an out will be called (current at
bat) for violations of this rule. Player
will resume spot in batting order (future at
bats), if eligible to do so.
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