10 Degrees: Fan safety is paramount, and baseball is failing badly at it

<p><br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Jeff+Passan/SIG=13ot07vmn/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/10-degrees--fan-safety-is-paramount--and-baseball-is-failing-badly-at-it-022728251.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/Sports/ap/201506052200792073784"  width="1927" height="1294"  alt="A fan, who was accidentally hit in the head with a broken bat by Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, is helped from the stands during a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, June 5, 2015. The game was stopped while they wheeled her down the first base line. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>With a woman hospitalized in Boston after being hit by a bat, it's time for MLB to do more to protect its fans.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>Georgia asst. coach apologizes for criticizing former recruits after MLB backlash</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Jeff+Passan/SIG=145gh4tku/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/georgia-asst--coach-apologizes-for-criticizing-former-recruits-after-mlb-backlash-040804519-mlb.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/os/publish-images/sports/2015-05-17/f524c4f0-fc48-11e4-b88b-9bc55b2d2bcd_daeley.jpeg"  width="105" height="145"  alt="Scott Daeley (Credit: Georgia athletics)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>Scott Daeley tried to persuade recruits by telling minor league stories of failure. That didn't sit well with MLB scouts.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>GM Jerry Dipoto’s departure reveals Mike Scioscia to be unquestioned ruler of Angels</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Jeff+Passan/SIG=1443ti6ei/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/gm-jerry-dipoto-s-departure-reveals-mike-scioscia-to-be-unquestioned-ruler-of-angels-215115777.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/gettyimages.com/los-angeles-angels-anaheim-v-20150618-022610-744.jpg"  width="3000" height="2009"  alt="PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 17:  Manager Mike Scioscia #14 of the Los Angeles Angels watches from the dugout during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on June 17, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>In a power struggle over the direction of the team, the Angels’ field manager is the one who remains standing.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>Why Cleveland has the best – and most futuristic – rotation in baseball</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Jeff+Passan/SIG=13rmraefr/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/why-cleveland-has-the-best-–-and-most-futuristic-–-rotation-in-baseball-184723253.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/Sports/ap/201505292138779023937"  width="1452" height="918"  alt="Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, May 29, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>The Indians have talent, but it’s their commitment to new ideas and fresh technology that makes them special.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>How Mike Moustakas learned to stop worrying and beat the shift</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Jeff+Passan/SIG=13etgtg6p/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/how-mike-moustakas-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-beat-the-shift-000347019.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/gettyimages.com/cleveland-indians-v-kansas-city-20150507-212005-561.jpg"  width="3000" height="2121"  alt="KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 7:  Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals hits a RBI single in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium on May 7, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>After swallowing his pride and changing his approach, Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas has remade himself into a .300 hitter.</p><br clear="all" /><br><b>10 Degrees: MLB's Year of the Rookie is upon us, and it is glorious</b>:<br /><p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/Jeff+Passan/SIG=13j64011e/*http%3A//sports.yahoo.com/news/10-degrees--mlb-s-year-of-the-rookie-is-upon-us--and-it-is-glorious-044924957.html"><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/Sports/ap/201506141719623726908"  width="3148" height="2426"  alt="Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton, right, is congratulated by Trevor Plouffe (24) after scoring the go-ahead run on a double by Eddie Rosario against the Texas Rangers during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 14, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. The Twins won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)" align="left" border="0"></a></p><p>Fourteen of Baseball America's top 100 prospects have already played in the majors this season, showcasing the depth of this class.</p><br clear="all" /></p>
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