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Batter's Interference is if the batter in question steps in the way of the Catcher that'll prevent him from throwing to a base.

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Q: What is batters interference at home plate when catcher is throwing down to 3rd base?
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Does catcher's interference count as a plate appearance?

It s a plate appearance, but not an at bat

When is it interference by the batter with the catcher when a runner from third base is trying to score?

When the batter is standing on the plate.

Does catchers interference factor into on base percentage?

No. Reaching base via catcher's interference does not result in an official plate appearance nor a time on base when calculating on base percentage.

When stealing home plate can the catcher jump in front of the plate to tag the runner?

YES the catcher is SUPPOSED to block the plate as long as he has the ball. if the batter swings and hits the catcher the runner would return to third and the batter awarded first base. If the bases were loaded the catchers interference would force the runner home.

When the home plate umpire is behind the plate is he in fair territory?

No. The Home Plate Umpire, the Catcher, and the Batters are in foul territory, because they are all positioned behind the foul lines.

How far in front of home plate is the front of the batter's box?

The front of the batters box is three feet from the middle of home plate which is where the angles start that lead to the point facing the catcher.

How far does catcher throw ball to secondbase if standing 5 ft behind home plate?

The distance between Home Plate and Second Base is 127 feet, 3 3/8 inches. Standing 5 feet behind the plate, the catcher would be throwing 132 feet, 3 3/8 inches.

Can a steel plate in your head cause interference with your computer?

No. A steel plate in one's head cannot cause interference with a computer.

Does batter have to move out of way for runner to steal second base?

no as long as the batter i the batters box and not on home plate he can remain in the batters box even if the baserunner is stealing third the catcher would have to move to throw it.

How much latitude does a batter have in leaning over the plate in front of the catcher after a pitch to prevent the throw to 2nd?

Zero. The runner will be called out on batter's interference if the throw is obstructed in any way.

Can the catcher block the plate?

Yes, catchers can block the plate if there's a definite play at the plate.

Where is the Catcher in Baseball?

Behind Home Plate.

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