The Major League Baseball Playing Rules Committee voted to eliminate home-plate collisions on Wednesday. It is unclear at this time what exactly the rules would be, but sources tell ESPN’s Buster Olney that changes being discussed include: catchers not being allowed to block the plate, runners not being able to target the catchers, and having it be a reviewable play.
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Major League Baseball plans to eliminate home plate collisions, possibly as soon as next season but no later than by 2015. 697 more words