By NFHS on November 22, 2016
2-32-2c: Clarified when a base runner can slide through home plate in a straight line.
3-2-2 PEN: Clarified when a coach-assisted runner is declared out.
3-3-1 PEN: Developed a three-step process when administering disciplinary action to a player(s) or coach(es) for inappropriate behavior on the bench and in the field.
6-2-6: Clarified that the pitching restriction is based on number of pitches thrown.
8-3-6: Clarified when an umpire hinders the actions of the catcher in a defensive attempt and how baserunning awards are administered.
8-4-2s: A companion rule to support the above-mentioned 3-2-2 PEN modification regarding coaches’ and players’ conduct.
Points of Emphasis
- Correct use of authenticated marked baseballs
- Umpires asking assistance from partner on call
- Positioning of team personnel
- Legal slides