Bats remain a piercing issue
Tyler Colvin was impaled by a broken bat -- a maple bat -- and will remain in the hospital in the days ahead, Paul Sullivan writes. His extended hospitalization tells all about how close this came to being a tragedy.
Will it be enough for another review of the problem of shattering maple bats? Will it be enough for the Major League Baseball Players Association to have its own expanded conversation, playing out the what-if scenarios? The leaders of the Players Association need to ask themselves the question, what would they do about the maple bats if Colvin had been killed or suffered a career-ending injury?
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