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Opinions differ on home-plate collision

Scioscia has no problem with Teixeira running into Wilson, though others wonder

Updated: April 24, 2010, 2:41 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels had differing opinions Friday night about the violent collision at home plate that left rookie catcher Bobby Wilson sprawled in the dirt with a concussion and an injured ankle.

Was it a clean play from Mark Teixeira, the ex-Angel who had been hit by an Ervin Santana fastball a couple of minutes before he slammed into Wilson's chest in the third inning?

According to Angels manager Mike Scioscia, long known as a defender of the plate in his catching ...

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