Mets Won't Block Plate Regardless of Rule

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Mets Won't Block Plate Regardless of Rule
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Sandy Alderson met with Mets catchers on Friday morning, trying to explain the new ban on blocking the plate that may, or may not, go into effect at the MLB level in 2014. The bottom line: Alderson wants Mets catchers to allow runners a lane to the plate, whether the new MLB rule is in effect in 2014, postponed or shelved entirely.

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