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RTI_SoxFan
04-19-2008, 01:13 PM
Watching the Cubs game because nothing else is on.

Fukudome and DeRosa were on 2nd and 1st respectively. They attempted a double steal. The throw was the 3rd and it flew over the 3rd basemans head. Fuku scored and DeRosa advanced to 3rd. Do both Fuku and DeRosa get a stolen base?

Thanks!

gogosox16
04-19-2008, 01:14 PM
Watching the Cubs game because nothing else is on.

Fukudome and DeRosa were on 2nd and 1st respectively. They attempted a double steal. The throw was the 3rd and it flew over the 3rd basemans head. Fuku scored and DeRosa advanced to 3rd. Do both Fuku and DeRosa get a stolen base?

Thanks!
Yes

RTI_SoxFan
04-19-2008, 01:16 PM
It's not showing up on any box score. Just Fuku

gogosox16
04-19-2008, 01:20 PM
It's not showing up on any box score. Just Fuku
well it is and I just checked the gameday on mlb.com, and it gave both of them a SB

RTI_SoxFan
04-19-2008, 01:27 PM
Yep - it just showed up on box scores! I thought it was too.

Thanks!!!

ksimpson14
04-19-2008, 04:16 PM
It's not showing up on any box score. Just Fuku

Woah, chill out man, these things take time sometimes

TDog
04-19-2008, 04:47 PM
Watching the Cubs game because nothing else is on.

Fukudome and DeRosa were on 2nd and 1st respectively. They attempted a double steal. The throw was the 3rd and it flew over the 3rd basemans head. Fuku scored and DeRosa advanced to 3rd. Do both Fuku and DeRosa get a stolen base?

Thanks!

The point is now moot, of course, but the official scorer actually has discretion in the situation you described. If the scorer determines, that is, believes, the trailing runner broke to second base when the catcher threw to third, he should not award the runner from first a stolen base. It is rare that you see this when there is a play at third, but sometimes you will see this when there is an overthrow at third. If the runner from second is thrown out at third, there is no stolen base awarded to the runner who advances on the back end of the stolen base attempt. Officially, he advances to second on a fielder's choice.

Next time instead of having to watch a Cubs game because there is nothing else on television, you may consider picking up a book. You'll be better for it.