Home Plate Collisions

Manager John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox is tossed by umpire Jerry Meals #41 in the 8th inning after a close play at the plate at Fenway Park on July 29, 2013. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Heyman: Manager Outbursts, Home Plate Collisions To Fall By The Wayside In Modern MLB

Baseball insider Jon Heyman of CBS Sports joined Andy Gresh and Scott Zolak Tuesday afternoon to talk about how the new rules in Major League Baseball are taking a little bit of fun out of the game.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/01/2014

Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles is tagged out at home plate as he collides with Jarrod Saltalamacchia of the Boston Red Sox on August 15, 2012. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

MLB Bans Home Plate Collisions With One Exception

Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home plate collisions, but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct path to home plate.

02/24/2014

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