headfirst slides

Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies slides headfirst and steals second base as Josh Wilson #10 of the Arizona Diamondbacks awaits the throw at Coors Field on April 20, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Sims: Significant Risks Of Headfirst Slides Outweigh Questionable Rewards

Two recent MLB injuries due to headfirst slides should once again cause players to reevaluate the practice. The significant risks certainly outweigh the questionable rewards.

04/07/2014