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MLB bans home-plate collisions

Jorge Posada

MLB officially banned home-plate collisions today, but left a loophole. Rule 7.13 states it has banned most home field collisions, except in the case where the catcher has the ball and the runner makes no effort to touch home plate. The rule states: “the failure by the runner to make an effort to touch the plate, the runner’s lowering of ...

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