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Old 12-31-2008, 01:56 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by bailey View Post
I think walk-off doubles are being scored nowadays. Longoria got credit for a 9th inning double that used to be scored as a single. Only a runner on 1st, however.
Longoria lifts Rays to walk-off win | MLB.com: News
I would have no problem with the game crediting the hitter with a double here, but then more than one run needs to score with the bases loaded. You can have one run score and give the player a single, or two runs and give the player a double, but you can't do one run and a double.
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