Found August 29, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
I’ve watched the play about a 100 times now — each time the pain rings out through my own body, more and more. I’ve often heard about mothers feeling their children’s’ pain — lovers experiencing each others’ physical ailments. This is what that must feel like. Watching Yadier Molina get crushed is something I will never be able to fully accept. But I’ve watched it over and over and I really do think Josh Harrison had no other choice. Yadi did his job. He took away the plate. The only way Harrison had a shot was to go under, over or through Yadi. Yadi’s a beast. Over and under were not plausible options. Harrison’s only choice was to barrel through. That’s baseball. It sucks to watch your man-crush get pummeled, but I watched Mickey Ward get destroyed once too, and he came back like the champ that he was. Yadi will be back too. So please, don’t hate me ‘cuz I’m right.
1 Comment:
  • Every 30 seconds afterwards this was being talked about by Dan McGaughlin. Is it hard baseball, is it a cheapshot, what needs to happen for baseball to make some type of ruling to protect the catchers more?
    I shut my TV off and listened the rest of the game on radio.
    After seeing the video many times, it is my opinion that Harrison intentionally went for Yadi's head with his left shoulder. If this doesn't draw a suspension on this guy, well good luck and have a long future to all catchers in baseball.
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