If you haven't watched a baseball game lately you might not have known. That was the case with me, too, when I sat down to watch the Braves play tonight. What was this countdown clock between pitches?
This year Major League Baseball rolled out a pitch clock, a rule against infield shifts, and several other rules all designed to reduce the amount of time in a given game, and so far it’s worked. The average game in 2022 took 3 hours 8 minutes, but the average game so far this season is 2 hours 38 minutes.
I don't know how most baseball fans feel about this. If you think the games were too long, you may like it. So share your comments and I'll read some of them on the air. In the meantime, here is sports maven Rich Eisen on the subject: