Re: 4/25/2013 Reds @ Nationals
Originally Posted by 1940757690
Think MLB is in denial about this like with so many things. When we visited the Louisville Slugger museum a few weeks ago, I asked about this. Our tour guide totally blew off the question saying the data didn't show bats breaking any more frequently now than years ago and a bunch of babble about maple versus ash. At minimum. the trend to narrow the handles while increasing barrel diameter to increase sweet spot is an issue. Agree it's a dangerous situation and fear it's going to take some people getting seriously hurt before they really do something about it.
Agreed. I'd also be completely in favor of netting all the way down the lines.
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.