MLB acted on the violent collision at home plate. I figured we wouldn’t hear anything until after the All Star Game. No word yet on whether or not Marisnick will appeal.
I also agree that I don’t think he “tried” to hurt Lucroy - but he DID try to knock him over or cause a misplay. All of the Marisnick defenders were talking about how much of a nice guy he is:
Exactly. @JSMarisnick is a nice guy. He would never try to hurt anyone. I don’t know how anyone could even think about accusing him of being such a dirty player. Jake is a class act.— Houston Sports Talk (@GoHoustonSports) July 8, 2019
Maybe he is a nice guy - but he violated a rule and now he is paying the price.
Jonathan Lucroy suffered a broken nose and a concussion on this play: