Do not use a comma to set off compound predicates joined by
coordinate conjunctions unless the sentence contains a series of three
predicates or more.
The hitter lined the ball into centerfield and sprinted to first base.
The pitcher came to a set (,) looked the runner back to first (,)
and threw to the plate.
Conquering the Comma (Powerpoint) (Purdue OWL)
for Comma Usage (Darling et al)
Punctuation Between Two Independent Clauses (Darling et al)
The Essential Building Blocks (Darling et al)
Proofreading for Commas (Purdue OWL)