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Softball Mechanic Tutorial. The following tutorial is for Softball Two Umpire mechanics. The following situations are meant to serve as a guide based on the field mechanic class. All situations assume a normal fielder setup. All situations assume no interference or obstruction.

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softball mechanic tutorial
Softball Mechanic Tutorial
  • The following tutorial is for Softball Two Umpire mechanics
  • The following situations are meant to serve as a guide based on the field mechanic class
  • All situations assume a normal fielder setup
  • All situations assume no interference or obstruction
  • All situations have no umpire going out a fly ball

Start

softball batters box
Softball Batters Box

3’

4’

3’

Batter's Box

3 feet x 7 feet

10’

Catcher’s Box

10 feet x 8 feet 5 inches

8’ 5”

strike zone
Strike Zone

ASA Rules Definitions 1.0

STRIKE ZONE When the batter assumes a natural batting stance adjacent to home plate, the strike zone is the area over home plate between batter’s

A. (Fast Pitch) Armpits and top of the knees

natural

Arm Pits

A STRIKE is any pitch that either enters the strike zone without first touching the ground or is swung at by the batter and missed.

Official Strike Zone

Top of knees

Note

Width of home plate is 17”. Diameter of the ball is approximately 4”. The effective width of the strike zone is 25”

25 inches

bounding ball coverage w no runners
Bounding Ball Coverage w/ no runners

PU has call to front of the base

Plate Umpire makes call

FAIR BALL

B

FOUL BALL

Bounding ball

P

Straddle foul line as quickly as possible

P

no runner
No Runner

Take runner to 2nd if he continues

Take runner to 3rd if he continues

Start in foul territory 12-18 feet behind 1st base

Ground ball to LF

B

Buttonhook inside to see BR touch 1st

B

B

B

P

In case PU needs to help with call at 3rd

Plate Umpire trails runner to ½ way to start of running lane

P

Exit to the left of the catcher

PU heads back home to take call

P

fly ball coverage w runners
Fly Ball Coverage w/ runners

10-12 feet of left shoulder of 2nd baseman

B

Button hook in and watch for tag-up at 1st and be ready to make call at 2nd

B

2nd

R

Plate Umpire has all catch/no-catch calls

P

P

Go up 3rd base line if to LF

Go up 1st base line if to RF

P

runner at 1 st w ground ball to infield
Runner at 1st w/ ground ball to infield

Ground ball to SS

B

2nd

R

P

PU will take play at 3rd

Plate Umpire trails runner to ¼ way to start of running lane

P

PU heads back home to play home

P

runners on 1 st 2 nd w ground ball to outfield
Runners on 1st & 2nd w/ ground ball to outfield

R

B

Ground ball to LF

SS

R

P

Go up 3rd base line but watch for obstruction call at 1st

PU heads back home to take call

P

plate umpire positions
Plate Umpire Positions

After play, return to starting position

Take a 8-10 position from foul line

Take a 8-10 position in fair territory

Ball in coming in from fair territory

P

Ball in coming in from foul territory

P

P

P

Starting position behind the catcher