The Astros and Angels benches cleared in Tuesday's game after LA pitcher Noe Ramirez hit Houston's Jake Marisnick with a pitch. The act was believed to be a retaliation for Marisnick's recent home-plate collision with Jonathan Lucroy. SI Now's Robin Lundberg and Ryan Asselta debate how baseball should handle these issues.
The MLB is experimenting with some new rules in its new partnership with the independent Atlantic League. One of these new rules was in play Saturday night as Tony Thomas of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs became the first ever player to successfully steal first base.