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The Daily's Hot Reads For Monday: Keeping Pace

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 14

The PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW's Travis Sawchick writes, "Dead time is playing a large part in baseball's pace-of-game problem ." And by stepping out of the batter's box, "nearly every batter contributes to the game's dead time with an idiosyncratic ritual" ( PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW ). Also, new ...

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