The new rule doesn’t ban all home plate collisions. It allows the catcher to block the plate if he has the ball, and allows the runner to make an effort to touch the plate without lowering his shoulder or pushing through with his hands, elbows or arms.
Nearly three years after a violent home plate smash-up ended the season of star San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, Major League Baseball is changing the rules for collisions at home plate.
A cable car collided with a car Thursday morning, resulting in minor injuries and traffic disruption near San Francisco’s Chinatown, transit officials said.
Two pilots and a passenger were uninjured after two small planes crashed at San Jose’s Reid-Hillview Airport Friday afternoon, according to a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman.
A pedestrian was killed after being struck in a crash involving two cars on El Camino Real near Highway 92 in San Mateo Monday morning.
A vehicle went down an embankment after apparently striking a pedestrian in unincorporated San Mateo County Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
One person was hospitalized after a collision between a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle and a car near AT&T Park Wednesday morning.
A motorcyclist was critically injured when he allegedly ran a red light and broadsided an unmarked police car in Richmond on Tuesday night, a police sergeant said.
A Muni bus collided with a car Sunday evening at Mission and South Van Ness streets, according to a Muni spokesman.
Police in Berkeley were investigating a hit and run collision that killed a person Monday morning, police said.