• Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next season

    10 days ago - By Miami Herald

    Puffing on a cigar, Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf said what many fans believe. "It doesn't matter if the game is 3 1/2 hours if it was an exciting...
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  • Speeding games on MLB agenda for next season

    10 days ago - By National Post

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Major League Baseball is intent on shortening games next season.
    The average time of a nine-inning game was a record 3 hours, 5 minutes this season, up from 2:56 in 2015. The post-season average was 3:29.
    Many owners and general managers want to cut down trips to the mound by catchers, whether the reason is changing signs, talking about pitch selection or giving a pitcher a breather during long plate appearances.
    Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro says “it's not just listening to our current fans, it's thinking about our future fans and the landscape we're competing...
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  • Speeding games on MLB agenda for next season

    Speeding games on MLB agenda for next season

    10 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Major League Baseball is intent on shortening games next season. The average time of a nine-inning game was a record 3 hours, 5 minutes this season, up from 2:56 in 2015. The postseason average was 3:29. Many owners and general managers want to cut down trips to the mound by catchers,...
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