Umpire Appreciation Night with the Portland Sea Dogs

The Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox are proud to offer a special night to appreciate umpires of all youth baseball & softball levels.

Umpires and their Families can take advantage of special priced group tickets. 

On Saturday, August 30th we will be recognizing youth baseball & softball umpires in a special on-field ceremony prior to the game at 7:00pm.

Also all umpires will have the opportunity to participate in a “You’re OUT!” competition. Crowning the best third-strike you’re out call and gesture between youth umpires around the area.

Tickets Must Be Ordered By August 16th  

Ticket Order Form

2014 Clinic Registration Forms

The 2014 Clinic is set for Saturday April 12 and Sunday April 13 at Windham Middle School. Advanced registration is just $20. 

Some of the topics for this year include:

  • Baseball Rules
  • Softball Rules
  • Mechanics
  • Role of the Umpire
  • Game Etiquette
  • Working with Coaches and Players
  • Obstruction vs. Interference

Clinic Registration Form

 

Rules Question of the Week 1/4/14

Rules Question of the Week: B1 walks on 4 pitches. After reaching first base, the runner overruns first base to see if the defense will make a play on them. The runner turns left but immediately without hesitation returns to the bag.

Rules Question of the Week 12/28/13

Rules Question of the Week: Bases are loaded, 1 out. B5 hits a long fly ball to left field.
R3 thinking the ball is a home run takes off as soon as the ball is hit. Left fielder catches the ball. Runner continues on and scores.
B6 steps to the plate and Plate Umpire indicates “play” the pitcher throws a ball high and outside. Manager of the defensive team now requests an appeal for failure to re-tag.
Umpires grant the appeal. Are they correct? Please answer in the comments
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