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# 4-umpire mechanics - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

4-umpire mechanics. The objectives of 4-umpire mechanics. Have an umpire at every base or close to every play Try to keep one umpire AHEAD of the lead runner If possible, “box” the runner between three umpires. Field Umpire Positions. Generally with Right-Handed batters. Generally with

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The objectives of 4-umpire mechanics

• Have an umpire at every base or close to every play

• If possible, “box” the runner between three umpires

Positions

Generally with Right-Handed batters

Generally with

Left-Handed batters

E

E

F

B

C

A

D

A

D

Coverage

EVERY fly ball

Fly Ball Coverage

U2 is OUT

(in E or F)

used in 3-Umpire

Mechanics

Fly Ball Coverage

U2 is IN

(in B or C)

When U2 is inside (in B or C)

He STAYS inside

U2 does NOT go out for a fly ball, leave that to U1 and U3

You STAY OUT

Coverage in the infield reverts

to 3-Umpire Mechanics

U2 is the “KEY”

for rotation when U2 is OUT

(E or F)

U3 is the “KEY”

for rotation when U2 is IN

(B or C)

Just like

3-Umpire

Mechanics

If ANY umpire goes out

on a fly ball………

Revert to

THREE-UMPIRE Mechanics

Catch / No Catch

U3 is OUT

(in E or F)

Catch / No Catch

U2 is IN

(in B or C)

U2 - IN

(in B or C)

Base Hit / Infield Hit

U1 Goes Out

U2 is OUT

U1 Goes Out

U2 is IN

U2 Goes Out

U3 Goes Out

U1 for RIGHT handed batters

U3 for LEFT handed batters

CHECK SWINGS

Umpire Positions

NO Runners

U1 goes OUT

U2 goes OUT

U3 goes OUT

Base Hit

Hit to Infield

Umpire Positions

U1 goes OUT

U3 goes OUT

Base Hit

Infield Hit

Umpire Positions

OptionalPosition “F”

U2 in “B”

U1 Goes Out

U2 in “B”

U3 Goes Out

U2 in “B”

Base Hit

U2 in “B”

Infield Hit

U2 in “F”

U1 Goes Out

U2 in “F”

U2 Goes Out

U2 in “F”

U3 Goes Out

U2 in “F”

Base Hit

U2 in “F”

Infield Hit

With a Runner on 3rd only,

U2 should ALWAYS be on

The 3rd base side of the field

Runner on Third

Umpire Positions

Fly Ball to

Shallow Left Field less than 2 outs

U1 Goes Out

U2 Goes Out

U3 Goes Out

Base Hit

Infield Hit

1st and 2nd

1st and 2nd

Umpire Positions

1st and 2nd

U1 Goes Out

1st and 2nd

U3 Goes Out

1st and 2nd

Base Hit

1st and 2nd

Infield Hit

1st and 3rd

1st and 3rd

Umpire Positions

1st and 3rd

U1 Goes Out

1st and 3rd

U3 Goes Out

1st and 3rd

Base Hit

1st and 3rd

Infield Hit

Runners on 2nd and 3rd

2nd and 3rd

Umpire Positions

OptionalPosition “F”

2nd and 3rd

U2 in “B”

U1 Goes Out

2nd and 3rd

U2 in “B”

U3 Goes Out

2nd and 3rd

U2 in “B”

Base Hit

2nd and 3rd

U2 in “B”

Infield Hit

2nd and 3rd

U2 in “F”

U1 Goes Out

2nd and 3rd

U2 in “F”

U2 Goes Out

2nd and 3rd

U2 in “F”

U3 Goes Out

2nd and 3rd

U2 in “F”

Base Hit

2nd and 3rd

U2 in “F”

Infield Hit

Umpire Positions

U1 Goes Out

U3 Goes Out

Base Hit

Infield Hit

Who misses a rotation

FILL THE HOLE !!!