Two scoring questions?
Topic: Base-case scenario
July 16, 2019 / By Brittany Question:
If a relief pitcher inherits a runner and then there is a force play is that new runner now his responsibility? The runner scenario hasn't changed, only the face has.
If, during ans at bat, a runner is eliminated from the base paths by a pick-off or caught stealing andthat ends the game, Is the batter charged with an AB?
To Craig and nyc fan, I say thanks for the info. I appreciate the link to the definitive source.
Best Answers: Two scoring questions?
Alisha | 6 days ago
1) The new runner DOES NOT get charged to the new pitcher in this case. Even though it's a new person on the bases, he still is charged to the original pitcher.
2) The batter is not charged with an AB.
100% certain on both of those. Will get citations momentarily.
Citation for situation (1) is Rule 10.16(g):
When pitchers are changed during an inning, the official scorer shall not charge the relief pitcher with any run (earned or unearned) scored by a runner who was on base at the time such relief pitcher entered the game, nor for runs scored by any runner who reaches base on a fielder’s choice that puts out a runner left on base by any preceding pitcher.
This new runner has indeed "reached base on a fielder's choice that puts out a runner left on base" by the original pitcher. Therefore, the run still belongs to the preceding pitcher. The Comment to this rule in the rulebook will explain it fully; read it at the link in my sources.
Citation for situation (2) is Rule 6.04:
A batter has legally completed his time at bat when he is put out or becomes a runner.
The batter has not completed his time at bat. One can never be charged with an at-bat if the time at bat has not been completed!
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Yes, once the inherited runner is put out the previous pitcher's line is complete. The new runner is the relief pitchers responsiblity.
The batter is not charged with an at bat.
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In the first scenario, the run is charged to the first pitcher, and not to the pitcher who relieved him. This scenario is covered under Rule 10.16 G-2.
In the second scenario, there is no at-bat given.
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Excellent = 3
Good = 2
Fair = 1
Poor = 0
Yes = 1
No = 0
However, for Q4, Q5 and Q8, the No will have an additional punishment for not doing whatever they were supposed to. The total score for each person will be out of 21. However, if you say no to Q4, Q5 or Q8, you automatically are docked 3 points (max of 9) from the total score. Assuming they do everything else appropriately, the max percentage they can receive on the evaluation form is a 57%. So you need to ask yourself if there should be that great of a penalty for not conducting an opening meeting, closing the meeting or explaining the findings. This is particularly important because someone could have done all these things - but the reviewer didn't realize each of these steps were happening because the meeting flowed so well.
The other way you could do it (so you don't need to figure out the percentage after calculating the score) is to give each question (or question + sub-question pair) a maximum score of 10. This would be my suggestion:
Q1: Excellent = 10; Good = 7; Fair = 5; Poor = 3; There should be no N/A option for this question
Q2: Yes = 10; No = 0
Q3: Yes = 10; No = 0
Q4: Yes = 0; No = 0; Q4a: Excellent = 10; Good = 7; Fair = 5; Poor = 3; N/A = 0
Q5: Yes = 0; No = 0; Q5a: Excellent = 10; Good = 7; Fair = 5; Poor = 3; N/A = 0
Q6: Yes = 10; No = 0
Q7: Yes = 10; No = 0
Q8: Yes = 0; No = 0; Q8a: Excellent = 10; Good = 7; Fair = 5; Poor = 3; N/A = 0
Q9: Yes = 10; No = 0
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