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MLB implements small rule changes to speed up the pace of play

By Bill Shaikin | Los Angeles Times (TNS)

April 2, 2017

Rob Manfred became baseball’s commissioner two years ago, and since then the radical changes have been fast and furious. No defensive shifts. Automatic baserunners in extra innings. Shrinking the strike zone. Limits on visits to the mound. Pitch clocks. Restrictions on how many relief pitchers a team can ha...

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