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Not all catchers favor proposed rule

Updated: February 19, 2014, 2:25 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Even as baseball officials are finalizing a new rule designed to protect catchers from home plate collisions, they are hearing dissent from a group they didn't originally expect: catchers themselves.

In the Toronto Blue Jays' camp Wednesday morning, catcher Dioner Navarro made it clear he wasn't a proponent of the rule, even though he was carried off the field on a stretcher as recently as August following a collision with the Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley. When the ...

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