- Torre: Banning home plate collisions not realistic Updated: Feb-25-14 6:15 pm
- Posey: Rule eliminates 'malicious' collisions Updated: Feb-25-14 3:44 pm
- MLB collision rule leaves open exceptions Updated: Feb-24-14 7:12 pm
- Union chief Tony Clark meets with Red Sox players Updated: Feb-22-14 3:47 pm
PEORIA, Arizona - Joe Torre says Major League Baseball's playing rules committee leaned toward banning all home plate collisions but concluded it would be unrealistic because contact between catchers and baserunners is sometimes unavoidable.
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, whose 2011 season was cut short after the Marlins' Scott Cousins crashed into him at the plate, said Tuesday that a home plate collision rule adopted by Major League Baseball and its players does a good thing by eliminating "malicious collisions."
NEW YORK - Rather than ban home plate collisions outright, Major League Baseball and its players adopted a rule limiting them this season.
FORT MYERS, Florida - Union head Tony Clark is concerned that free agents who would cost a team a draft choice for signing them are still without jobs.