Harrison v. Molina: Not Exactly What You Think

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.


Yadi’s tougher than a nickel steak, no doubt about that. This is baseball, though, just ask Ray Fosse after being barrelled over by Pere Rose in the All-Star game. Play to win…

Love Yady. Wish our catcher AJ Ellis played like that. The first catchers I saw at Dodger Stadium were Yeager and Scioscia. No one blocked home plate like Scioscia. Yady is tough as nails. The best to him.

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