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Charging the Mound: Literally Charging

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Erickson
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 8:21pm
To: Chris Liss
Subject: Charging the Mound - Literally

So this week has featured a rash of brushback pitches, plunkings and ultimately a brawl between the Dodgers and the Diamondbacks. These two teams have a pretty nasty history dating back to last year, so it didn't take much to light the fire. What's your take on that situation, or the one in Tampa between John Lackey and Matt Joyce, or the one in Pittsburgh this week? The silver lining for me was at least Miguel Montero avoided making one out when Zack Greinke hit him.

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