Text of the infield fly rule

Updated: October 5, 2012, 8:30 PM ET
Associated Press

Text of the infield fly rule from Rule 2.00 of the Official Baseball Rules:

An INFIELD FLY is a fair fly ball (not including a line drive nor an attempted bunt) which can be caught by an infielder with ordinary effort, when first and second, or first, second and third bases are occupied, before two are out. The pitcher, catcher and any outfielder who stations himself in the infield on the play shall be considered infielders for the purpose of this rule.

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