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Is MLB doing enough to keep its players safe during inclement weather?
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Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper suffered a painful injury when he slipped on first base after a rain delay. Miraculously, Harper was only diagnosed with a bone bruise and is expected to return before the end of the season. The situation could have been avoided if MLB had more rules taking care of the bases in between innings. However, the league already does a lot with tarps and other machines to get the field in playing condition during inclement weather. Should MLB do more? ⚾  🌧

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Is MLB doing enough to keep its players safe during inclement weather?
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MLB does a lot of things well—but rain delays aren't one of them. 

Bryce Harper was nearly lost for the rest of the season after the Washington Nationals and the San Francisco Giants were forced to continue their meaningless regular season game in the rain. The league did their due diligence by putting a tarp on the field, but it failed to keep the bases dry in between innings as the rain continued to fall. 

The league needs to regulate the condition of the bases in inclement weather. Wipe them off between innings, use special bases during the rain, but do something to prevent injuries like this from happening again.

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When it comes to rain delays, the MLB is doing a lot to protect players. This one incident with Bryce Harper shouldn't cause wholesale changes to what the league does in the rain. Stadiums utilize everything from tarps to draining equipment in the outfield to make the field playable during rain delays. Bryce Harper was just unlucky he hit the wrong part of the bag. 

Accidents happen in sports. There is no need to add more rules than necessary because of it.

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FINAL RESULTS
Is MLB doing enough to keep its players safe during inclement weather?
#UnsafeInRainMLB
A festive crown for the winner
#MLBDoingEnough
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