Calling Time


What's the Call
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There are no outs, and there is a runner on second base. The batter fouls pitch off behind the plate, and the umpire throws a new ball to the pitcher, who is standing off of the rubber. The pitcher is rubbing the ball in his bare hands when the runner from second base attempts to steal third base, but is thrown out by the pitcher.

The umpire threw the ball back to the pitcher, so the ball is now in play. Is the runner out?

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