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Jabroni
02-18-2005, 03:01 AM
"Rule to keep minor-league batters close to home"
http://www.sportsline.com/mlb/story/8204402

JKryl
02-18-2005, 09:26 AM
Sounds like life in the minors could be getting a little more dangerous in the near future. There's nothing like facing a minor league pitcher close in, to wake you up in the morning.

ChiSoxRowand
02-18-2005, 11:36 AM
That's a good rule, they should do it in the majors too. Maybe Nomar's at bats wouldn' take ten minutes.

Cubbiesuck13
02-19-2005, 05:50 PM
I don't know if I like MLB trying to speed up the game. Part of baseball is pace and if you disrupt a pitchers pace then you have an advantage. Sure Nomar is a human rain delay but so was Fisk. I think it's a way to make baseball more enjoyable to the average fan; I supose there is more money in the casual fan than in the hardcore fan.

Stroker Ace
03-11-2005, 09:52 PM
I like that rule. Hopefully, it will make its way into the majors, ending these painfully long AB's