Originally Posted by Superdude
I literally came to ask this. What a joke of a play! If that version of schoolyard tag around homeplate is legal, it needs to be banned tomorrow. Such a beautiful game shouldn't allow plays so utterly dumb looking, by a Yankee nonetheless. So mad when I saw that.
How true this is, I don't know, but I saw someone explain that it is legal because unlike at other bags, the catcher is allowed to block your path to the plate.