Robinson was trying for an inside-the-park homer when he slid into Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado. Baker, who might have normally matched him up vs. Pirates starter A.J. Burnett on Saturday, hates seeing his players take the risk of sliding headfirst into the catcher.
"I try to tell these guys and young kids, don't headfirst slide into home plate," Baker said on Saturday. "You're risking injury. All you can do is tell them. It's a natural instinct. They've been sliding headfirst since they were coming up. That's what they see on SportsCenter. That's what they see everywhere. It's not like I can put a shock collar on them when they're about to slide headfirst."
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