Re: Buster Posey injured
Originally Posted by westofyou
Isn't it really more of a simple rule enforcement?
There is no rule that allows the catcher to block the plate without the ball, it's something that has never been enforced.
That's probably true but it's such an engrained thing that a specific rule might need to be written.
I'm not a fan of turning baseball tradition upside down because it's a large part of the beauty of the game IMHO. But plowing a catcher to me is something that the game wouldn't miss and removing that potential IMHO, wouldn't diminish the drama of watching Bruce attempt to gun down a runner at the plate with two outs in the 9th inning of game 7 of the world series with the Reds up by one.....
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