Marlins Park (Miami)
Marlins Ballpark Ground Rule Particulars

DUGOUT AND PHOTOGRAPHERS’ AREAS:


Ball striking camera supports or domes in first and third base camera wells: Out of Play.

OUTFIELD AREA:


Railings on the upward sloping walls in foul territory in the left field and right field corners: In Play.

Ball in flight striking the higher wall at a point above the lower wall and bounding over the lower wall: Home Run.

Ball in flight striking beyond the yellow line on the fence in left-center field in front of the “Home Run Sculpture": Home Run.

Bounding ball striking beyond the yellow line on the fence in left-center field in front of the “Home Run Sculpture": Out of Play.

Ball in flight striking on or to the left of the vertical yellow line on the fence in left-center field in front of the “Home Run Sculpture" and rebounds onto the field: In Play.

The black wall or metal safety railing is recessed and behind the right field wall.
• Ball in flight: Home Run.
• Bounding ball: Out of Play.

ROOF:


Batted ball strikes roof over fair territory: In Play.
• If caught by fielder, batter is out and runners advance at own risk.

Batted ball strikes roof over foul territory: Dead Ball.

MOVEMENT OF ROOF AND/OR WALL PANELS:


Please refer to MLB Regulation 1-11 regarding the opening and closing of retractable roofs and/or wall panels and, where applicable, supplement with each individual ballpark’s guidelines for their retractable roof and/or wall panels.


340

384

407

392

335



MIAMI MARLINS RETRACTABLE ROOF GUIDELINES

Roof guidelines and criteria utilized to determine if the roof and wall will be closed:
1. Elevated chance of rain ether prior to or during the baseball game ( 40% or more)
2. Heat index greater than 83 degrees
3. Humidity levels in excess of 75%
4. Winds out of the East or Northeast in excess of 15mph
*Any one of these items on its own or a combination of these could result in a decision to begin a game with the roof and/or wall closed.






Universal Ground Rules:

The Commissioner’s Office has issued the following Universal Ground Rules for use in all Major League ballparks this season. Ground Rules pertaining to individual parks are posted separately in those parks.