2020 CBUA-SGV Rules 3-5 Quiz
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1. Coaches, players, substitutes, attendants or other bench personnel shall not leave the dugout during a live ball for any unauthorized purposes. (3-3-1-a) *
1 point
2. An on-deck hitter coming up to direct the runners on whether to slide or not and in which direction is an unauthorized purpose. (3-3-1-i) *
1 point
3. Coaches or team personnel may not sit outside the dugout/bench area on buckets or stools. (3-3-1-i) *
1 point
4. Players are not allowed to stand outside their dugout/bench area and make “cat-calls” or other disparaging remarks while the other team is taking infield practice. (3-3-1-a) *
1 point
5. The home team’s head coach appears in the game not in the team’s uniform but in business casual dress. The head coach calls time-out and walks out to the mound to confer with the pitcher. (3-2-1) *
1 point
6. A warning may be verbal or written. (3-3-1-k) *
1 point
7. If the warning is a written warning, the offender shall be restricted to the bench/dugout for the remainder of the game. (3-3-1-k) *
1 point
8. For coaches that uses profanity the umpire may (3-3-1-k): *
1 point
9. If any member of the coaching staff who is not the head coach leave the vicinity of the dugout or coaching box to dispute a judgment call by an umpire both he and his head coach shall receive written warnings and be restricted to the dugout for the remainder of the game. 
(3-3-1-k) *
1 point
10. It is legal for a coach or player to use a camera, tablet or phone to record video during a game from the dugout. (3-3-1) *
1 point
11. Although it is legal to videotape from the dugout during the game, teams may not watch the video for coaching purposes. (3-3-1) *
1 point
12. After hitting a line drive toward the third baseman, the batter releases the bat, which strikes the catcher or the umpire. The act was judged by the umpire to be unintentional. (3-3-1-c) *
1 point
13. No outs and a runner on second base. The batter hits the ball in the gap. The runner from second touches and rounds third and heads for home. The runner from second does not slide and lowers his shoulders in a non-defensive manner as he contacts the catcher before touching home plate. The result of the contact dislodges the ball from the catcher and the runner from second base scores. RULING: Call “TIME,” immediate dead ball. The runner has committed malicious contact and shall be called out and ejected from the game. 
(3-3-1-m) *
1 point
14. No outs and a runner on second base. The batter hits the ball in the gap. The runner from second touches and rounds third and heads for home. The runner from second does not slide and lowers his shoulders in a non-defensive manner as he contacts the catcher after touching home plate. The result of the contact dislodges the ball from the catcher and the runner from second base scores. RULING: Call “TIME,” immediate dead ball. The runner has committed malicious contact and shall be called out and ejected from the game. (3-3-1-m) *
1 point
15. Each team, when on defense, may be granted not more than three charged conferences during a seven-inning game, without penalty, to permit coaches or their non-playing representatives to confer with a defensive player or players. (3-4-1) *
1 point
16. Each team, when on offense, may be granted not more than one charged conference per inning to permit the coach or any of that team’s personnel to confer with base runners, the batter, the on deck batter or other offensive team personnel. The total number of offensive conference shall not exceed three per game. (3-4-2) *
1 point
17. Team A takes an offensive conference to discuss strategy. The Team B coach runs out to the mound and talks to his infielders. Before Team A is done with their conference the Team B coach has left the mound and is back in his dugout. (3-4-5) *
1 point
18. A defensive charged conference is concluded when the coach or non-playing representative crosses the foul line. (3-4-3) *
1 point
19. A second defensive conference to the same pitcher in the same inning will result in his removal as the pitcher for the remainder of the game. (3-4-1, 3-4-3) *
1 point
20. The game shall not begin until both coaches verify to the umpire-in-chief that all participants are properly equipped and that all bats and balls are legal and unaltered. (4-2-3-b) *
1 point
21. In an interscholastic contest, seven innings is considered a full game. Rain or darkness causes a game to be called at the end of 3 1⁄2 innings. (4-2-1, 4-2-2) RULING: *
1 point
22. A game shall be forfeited if a team is unable to provide eight players to start the game or cannot provide nine players to finish the game. 
(4-1-3, 4-4-1-f) *
1 point
23. If a team is playing with eight players, it can later play with nine if an eligible player is found. (4-4-1-f) *
1 point
24. When playing with eight players, an out will be called each time that spot in the batting order comes to bat. (4-4-1-f) *
1 point
25. The batter hits a pop fly on the foul line just past first base. The first baseman attempts to make a play, but drops the ball. The plate umpire correctly signals fair ball but the base umpire verbalizes foul ball. RULING: Even though this was a fair ball, because the umpire inadvertently called it foul and it touched the ground, the ball is dead and the batter will return to the plate. (5-1-1-h) *
1 point
26. About the play above, this would be a great opportunity for the umpiring crew to get together and “get the call right.” (5-1-1-h) *
1 point
27. A batted ball that touches an umpire is always an immediate dead ball (5-1-1-f-1) *
1 point
28. After catching a fair or foul (fly or line drive), the fielder leaves the field of play by stepping with both feet into dead-ball territory. (5-1-1-i) *
1 point
29. When an infielder intentionally drops a fair fly with at least first base occupied and less than 2 outs, the ball is dead immediately. (5-1-1-j, 8-4-1-c) *
1 point
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