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Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out and collides with Dioner Navarro #30 of the Chicago Cubs at the plate in the seventh inning of the game at Citizens Bank Park on August 7, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Cubs won 5-2. (credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

MLB: New Rule Says Home Plate Collisions To Be Controlled, Not Banned

Rather than ban home plate collisions outright, Major League Baseball and its players adopted a rule limiting them this season.


Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts after a collision at the plate with A.J. Ellis #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to score a run for a 1-0 lead during the second inning at Dodger Stadium on May 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Baseball To Announce New Plate-Collision Rule

Baseball’s new guidelines regarding home plate collisions will be released on Monday.


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Angels Catcher Carlos Ramirez Suspended 100 Games For 3rd Positive Test

Los Angeles Angels catcher Carlos Ramirez has been suspended 100 games for a third positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of baseball’s minor league drug program.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics scores a run as Chris Iannetta #17 of the Los Angeles Angels waits for a throw during the fourth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 19, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Angels C Iannetta Out 6-8 Weeks For Wrist Surgery

Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta will be out six to eight weeks because of an injury to his right wrist.


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Greg Goossen, Former Dodgers Catcher, Dies At 65

Greg Goossen, a former major leagues catcher who was signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers at age 18 and led a colorful life after his baseball career by working as character actor, has died. He was 65.