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Old 03-05-2018, 11:40 AM
jamokes jamokes is offline
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How about simply enforcing the strike zone!!!
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Old 03-05-2018, 11:45 AM
Irishsox1 Irishsox1 is offline
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MLB want's faster games, they can always go to 7 innings, cut down the time between innings but that will never occur.

And while I'm on my soap box, how about cutting down the regular season so the playoffs don't end in November?
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Old 03-05-2018, 12:47 PM
PaleHoser PaleHoser is offline
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I see a day where Major League Baseball broadcasts will do what the WWE has already done with their SmackDown program.

They have (I believe) two commercial segments during every show where live action is shown in split-screen along with the commercials.

NBC announced last week they will be reducing their ad time by 10% across their network and changing how they are packaging them.

I believe it's just a matter of time before MLB adopts such changes.
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Old 03-05-2018, 03:43 PM
kittle42 kittle42 is offline
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Originally Posted by WhiteSox5187 View Post
Spring training games normally take a lot longer to play because youíre making so many substitutions.
This is from 2013, but...

"Based on our potentially representative sample, spring-training baseball isnít faster than regular-season baseball."
Ridiculousness across all sports:

(1) "You have no valid opinion because you never played the game."
(2) "Stats are irrelevant. This guy just doesn't know how to win."
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Old 03-05-2018, 10:58 PM
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What about one inning with 27 outs?
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