How can the MLB speed up the game of baseball?

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  1. Hateman

    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    A batter can't leave the batters box!

    The manage doesn't go up to the mound to take out a pitcher, he waves him in.

    shorter baseball season. World Series would have started by now of this was 30 years ago.
     
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    Shot Clock for pitchers. No stepping out of the batters box.
     
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    you hate the length of baseball games i take it
     
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    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Good idea! Plus reps
     
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    Dave does not know baseball.

    Most likely throws like a girl.
     
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    Intentional walk

    Just send him to first
     
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    Metal bats :coffee:
     
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    This.
     
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    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

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    they over throw the intentional walk sometimes, so no
     
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    morons are acting like the intentional walk is what makes the games long:facepalm::facepalm:
     
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    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

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    its all about the batter stepping out of the box


    and a shorter season is a bad idea for actual baseball fans
     
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    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

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    the addition of the wild card was kinda lame
     
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    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    baseball should be shorter. Remember a couple years back when the Yankees were in the World Series and the weather was so bad I think a game was rained out. Make the season a month shorter.
     
  15. Dick Gozinya

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    Shorten the pitcher's time before the windup, and cut the commercials between half innings in half.
     
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    The average MLB game is 2:48, while the average NFL game is closer to 3:10.. why do we need to make baseball games shorter? speaking of which, I'm tired of the networks switching over to the afternoon game 5 or more minutes into the game, why not just go to 1:30 PST starts.. oh and fuck the Donkeys
     
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    The average games use to be 2:20. Most games today are three and a half to four.
     
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    Nay on shortening the baseball season, never gonna happen anyway.. that second wildcard is kinda lame though. Hate to be one of the teams to have their season hinge on a one game playoff

    But then again, I've been thinking, if you're fighting for a wildcard spot until the last day of the season, and then win that wildcard game, you probably have more of an edge over the top seed that clinched two weeks ago and been playing meaningless games. Plus, you are guarantees two home games this year as the lesser seed, whereas the higher seed is only guaranteed one.
     
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    Football has been drawn out, esp with these new rules being put in. Gotta review every little thing.
     
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    Call me old school. But fuck the wildcard in general. Baseball season is so long and tough, whoever is in first deserves to go to the playoffs. I hate seeing last min teams build up speed and go to the World Series. It's kinda devalues the whole season.