Three thoughts on the three new MLB rule changes

MLB will have three new rules that will take effect today. These rules were designed to speed up the game and allow for a better flow in between breaks.

These rule changes are welcomed and even though one of them isn’t a pitch clock for pitchers, it still is a step in the right direction and the teams have all of spring training to get acclimated to the rules. I hope the pitch clock does come soon. Pitcher Jonathan Papelbon takes about 35-45 seconds in between pitches. That’s not necessary.

Let’s break down the three new rules that go in effect today.

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