Not long after the idea gained some real traction, it appears Major League Baseball is following through: According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the league will ban home plate collisions no later than by 2015, and as early as this coming season. That means no blocking the plate by catchers, no targeting catchers by runners and disciplinary action for anyone who violates these new rules. What do you think?
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