New transfer rule interpretation goes against how players are taught

Has anything been more annoying in baseball this season than the new interpretation of the transfer rule? We’ve had pine tar issues, catchers can’t block the plate, and replays galore. However, the most universally hated “new rule” has been the interpretation of the transfer rule. Essentially, after a player catches a ball – whether it be turning a double play or catching a fly ball – when he takes it out of his glove to throw it, if he drops the ball, the play is safe. It goes against everything every single baseball player has ever been taught starting from Continue reading New transfer rule interpretation goes against how players are taught