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 […]

MLB bans home-plate collisions

Major League Baseball approved a product design to protect pitchers against line drives that are hit towards them. A padded cap made by the 4Liscencing Corporation will be made available to pitchers when they report for Spring Training, however the use of the cap will be optional. The design comes 17 […]

MLB approves padded caps for pitchers