home plate collisions

Hector Sanchez #29 of the San Francisco Giants tags out A.J. Ellis #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers as he slides into home plate for the first out in the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on August 21, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It’s Time To Ban All Home Plate Collisions

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.

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