Wednesday Feb 26
MLB | Justin Piercy Birthday Bio: Kelly Gruber Feb 26, 2014 |
Kelly Gruber was the third baseman for the Blue Jays during the first of their back-to-back World Series title wins.
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Wednesday Feb 26
Spring Training 2014: Home-plate collision rule gets mixed reaction, MLB buzz and...
The Pittsburgh Pirates annual spring training Black and Gold intra-squad baseball game gets under way at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
Wednesday Feb 26
Posey: Rule eliminates 'malicious' collisions
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."
Tue Feb 25, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Posey hails collision limits
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - 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."
Torre: Idea of banning all home plate collisions unrealistic
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.
The St Paul Journal
Major League Baseball home plate-collision rule leaves open exceptions
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MLB will continue to allow collisions with catchers, but a new rule will limit them
MLB and its players union announced a compromised agreement Monday that still allows collisions if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner's direct path to home plate, and if the catcher goes into the basepath to field a throw to the plate.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Daily Republic
A's catcher Norris says updated collision rule is fair
Oakland catcher Derek Norris said collisions at home plate are part of the game and he applauds the updated rule that still allows for them in major league baseball.
The News Journal
MLB OKs controversial rule to protect catchers
Red Sox's David Ross collides with Tigers catcher Alex Avila in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Sandberg backs proposed ban on home-plate collisions
Like Rose, Sandberg valued playing the game hard. When Rose ran over a catcher to score a run for the Phillies, Sandberg and anyone else in the dugout obviously would be thrilled, not only to see their team score a run but also because they respected a good, hard baseball play.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Miami Herald
Marlins catchers don't like MLB's plan to avoid home-plate collisions
UM's Laz Rivera scores in the third inning, but that was the Hurricanes' only run in a 3-1 loss to Maine that evened UM's record at 1-1.