GiantsFan14 wrote:StlSluggers wrote:GiantsFan14 wrote:he should honestly probably face criminal charges. being on a baseball field doesn't make you immune to the law afaik.
this is a common argument in just about every sport, and the problem is drawing the line between what's appropriate and inappropriate.
offerman faced charges for his bat-charging insanity, so it does happen.
but this isn't exactly that bad, is it?
kicking in the face is pretty terrible, you're risking serious injury at that point. i'd probably draw the line between punching and kicking.
I imagine it would be awful easy for him to cite that he was defending himself given that there were like 60 people on the field in a scrum and he was being pinned up against the wall/netting.