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Pace Of MLB Games In '17 Actually Slowing Despite Initiatives Put In Place By League

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 21 / 17

MLB games this season have "actually become slower" despite efforts by Commissioner Rob Manfred to speed things up, and some officials now "worry about where the sport is headed," according to Tom Verducci of SI. Players are "taking 1.1 seconds more between pitches this year than last year, an unpre...

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