Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Still No Final Decision On Home Plate Collisions

Rose/Fosse 1970 ASG
While both MLB management and the players union want a decision on a new home plate collision rule, one has yet to be reached. With actual Spring Training games about 14 days away, there are no definitive guidelines for how runners or catchers should behave. Clearly, coaches aren't able to train players in the new rules—since they don't yet exist. What the heck is Joe Torre doing? Let's resolve this already—or put it off until 2015!