Why Baseball’s Pace of Play Won’t Change

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No matter how much Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred wants it to change, the pace of play won’t speed up. Why Baseball’s Pace of Play Won’t Change We’ve seen incremental pace of play increases over the years, but games won’t ever be as short as they used to be. Baseball season is a long […] READ MORE



Rob Manfred’s Comments on Relievers are Ridiculous

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Since taking over as commissioner of Major League Baseball in January of 2015, Rob Manfred has made it his personal crusade to reduce the time it takes to play a professional baseball game. The idea is that reducing game time will attract new and younger fans. It’s a theory that holds water, given the limited […] READ MORE


Shortening MLB Commercial Breaks is Nothing but Lip Service

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Maury Brown reported on Friday in a Forbes article that Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is open to considering shortening commercial breaks to improve the league's pace of play. Fans shouldn't expect much actual action on this front, however. Shortening MLB commercial breaks is nothing but lip service by Manfred. READ MORE



Report: Dugout Signal to Replace Four-Pitch Intentional Walk

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On Wednesday, Major League Baseball scored a victory in its war against overly long games. MLB has looked at a wide variety of ways to shorten games, and now one of those will go into effect for the 2017 season. Thanks to an agreement between the league and the union, the four-pitch intentional walk will […] READ MORE