Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Jonathan Lucroy Newsbeat

Thursday, July 11, 2019

MLB hands Jake Marisnick two-game suspension for home plate collision with Jonathan Lucroy

Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that Jake Marisnick of the Houston Astros will be suspended two games for colliding with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy.

Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer of Major League Baseball, was responsible for ruling on the collision, and explained his reasoning in the statement MLB released about the suspension.

“After thoroughly reviewing the play from all angles, I have concluded that Jake’s actions warrant discipline. While I do not believe that Jake intended to injure Jonathan, the contact he initiated in his attempt to score violated Official Baseball Rule 6.01(i), which is designed to protect catchers from precisely this type of collision.”


Monday, July 08, 2019

‘(Expletive) play!’ Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina rips play that injured Jonathan Lucroy | USAT

Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy was sent to the hospital Sunday as the result of a collision in a play at the plate with the Houston Astros’ Jake Marisnick.

Lucroy got a CT scan and was being evaluated for a possible concussion as well as broken nose, the Angels said. Despite the violent nature of the incident, the play reignited debate online regarding MLB’s play-at-the-plate rules (Marisnick was called out for the collision).

Longtime St. Louis Cardinals star Yadier Molina was one of the many voices who weighed in on the play, and he was not happy to see a fellow catcher get leveled in such brutal fashion. He let his anger for Marisnick and the situation at-large known in a profanity-laced post on his verified Instagram account.


 

 

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Vegas Watch
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT - 2018 NFL thread
(1331 - 7:42am, Aug 19)
Last: . . . . . .

NewsblogOT - NBA thread (Playoffs through off-season)
(6520 - 7:42am, Aug 19)
Last: Der-K: at 10% emotional investment

NewsblogAaron Boone, two Yankees players thrown out in win against Cleveland
(8 - 7:38am, Aug 19)
Last: Scott Ross

NewsblogVideo: Player’s Weird Batting Stance Goes Viral During LLWS
(21 - 3:13am, Aug 19)
Last: BrianBrianson

NewsblogFan who threw 96 mph at in-stadium radar booth signs contract with A's
(25 - 1:59am, Aug 19)
Last: Bote Man

NewsblogJeter noncommittal on Mattingly’s future as manager
(27 - 1:57am, Aug 19)
Last: Hank Gillette

NewsblogRoyals DFA Billy Hamilton
(21 - 1:32am, Aug 19)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogThis year's crop of major free-agent relievers has been a $250 million disaster
(24 - 12:47am, Aug 19)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOMNICHATTER for the weekend of August 17-18, 2019
(96 - 12:44am, Aug 19)
Last: Bote Man

NewsblogJosh Hamilton Says Holy Spirit Spoke to Him Before 2011 World Series Home Run
(14 - 11:29pm, Aug 18)
Last: Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB)

NewsblogFrom 12 games under to 10 over, Nats lead NL wild-card race
(7 - 11:12pm, Aug 18)
Last: Hank Gillette

NewsblogVladimir Guerrero Jr. to undergo MRI after leaving game vs. Mariners
(6 - 11:03pm, Aug 18)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogYankees Manager Aaron Boone Says MLB Should Consider Adding Mercy Rule
(32 - 10:59pm, Aug 18)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogOT Soccer Thread - A New Season is Upon Baldrick
(504 - 10:22pm, Aug 18)
Last: Jose is Absurdly Unemployed

NewsblogMLB can appeal to a younger audience by embracing what's behind the curtain
(13 - 10:08pm, Aug 18)
Last: puck

Page rendered in 1.0020 seconds
49 querie(s) executed