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Bruce Bochy's rules don't solve problem

MLB has to take a stand on collisions at home, or the Giants are sacrificing edge

Updated: February 24, 2012, 2:09 PM ET
By Roy S. Johnson | Special to ESPN.com

It's only one run.

I understand where San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy's edict against blocking the plate is coming from. And it's not a good place. It was a moment -- a painful, Instagram flash of a moment -- one that changed the fortunes of a team and altered the trajectory of a rising star catcher, Buster Posey.

Still, Bochy's strategy is wrong -- for myriad reasons.

As is often the case in baseball, with its small-town, analog pace, the moment unfolded ...

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