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Postby George_Foreman » Thu May 11, 2006 9:39 pm

and the home team is winning, if the game gets called, it is official? Presumably, the home team could forfit their remaining outs in the 5th, ending the inning and making the game official. Does anyone know if this is the case?

note: the Phillies/Mets game is currently delayed in the bottom of the 5th with the Phils (the home team) up by two and batting.
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Postby j24jags » Thu May 11, 2006 9:43 pm

the rule is the losing team must bat at least five times, so unfortunately the met game would be official tonight :-[
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Postby Snakes Gould » Thu May 11, 2006 9:52 pm

unfortunately for some, not so unfortunate for others. ;-D
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Postby swyck » Thu May 11, 2006 10:09 pm

j24jags wrote:the rule is the losing team must bat at least five times, so unfortunately the met game would be official tonight :-[

Fortunately the Phils game is also official. :-B
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Postby number9 » Fri May 12, 2006 12:22 am

Same thing happened earlier in the season when ChiSox won the rain shortened home game while only batting for 4 innings.
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