Local Playing Rules and Conditions 4.14.3 … a balk pitch of any type in Senior and Women’s grades, whether it is delivered to the plate or not, shall not be recorded in the number of pitches.
Next SABSA Meeting
Wednesday August 12th 7:00pm
All Welcome! This is the best place to start if you are interested in scoring baseball!
Winter Baseball – Training Opportunity
Winter Ball is a relaxed, friendly competition and provides a good opportunity to investigate scoring.
Come and sit with an accredited scorer for an informal session during a live game!
SABSA President Report AGM 2020
BSA Covid19 Infection Control Training
The BSA recommended online course for clubs ‘Covid Officer’ should take less than 30 minutes — even if you view all the suggested videos. You can retake the course until you pass the simple checkbox quiz at the end. And you recieve this wonderfully designed and satisfying Achievement Certificate!
AGM Level 3 Revision Scorebook Page
Open the scorebook image required for the Level 3 Revision. You can print (A4, landscape, colour, fit-to-page if necessary) or view online during the Zoom meeting. The Revision questions are here.
Pitch Count – To Tell Or Not?
Local Playing Rules and Conditions concerning policing Pitch Counts was updated 04/02/2020:
4.14.8 The umpire has the authority to police the pitching rule, scorers must not intervene.
What is the “pitching rule” — does this mean scorers should not ‘help’ the umpire call balls and strikes? Is it clear now whether or not scorers should inform the Umpire when senior pitchers are approaching pitching limit ?
Baseball’s most bizarre rule – Why?
Here is a great article from the MLB regarding the Dropped third strike – Strangest baseball rule .
2020 BSA Scorer of the Year
2020 BSA Scorer of the Year
Congratulations to Enza for being selected as BSA’s Scorer of the Year for 2020! Enza contributes not only to her local club (West Torrens) but also to the ABF as a National Tournament Scorer for Juniors/Seniors and to the ABL as Scorer for the Giants. Enza is a highly regarded SABSA member and committee volunteer (currently Secretary and Rules Committee) who is always willing to assist others.
2020 BSA Team of the Year
24. Scoring Quizzes
Here you go! A new Baseball Quiz each Saturday for the next 10 weeks.
Warning! These links will take you away from the SABSA site!
2- I got 12 out of 20 (Rated Impossible!)
3- Acronyms 1 (I scored 10/10!)
4- Acronyms 2 (And again! 10/10)
22. Scorers NOT responsible for policing the pitch count! Baseball SA Local Playing Rules and Conditions – updated 04/02/2020 2:00PM – 4.14.8 The umpire has the authority to police the pitching rule, scorers must not intervene. Our reponsibility is to keep an accurate pitch count and report it to officials when requested. (Although, this could be interpreted as only Umpires determine balls/strikes – no matter how tempting it may be for scorers to ‘intervene.”)
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