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MLB bets on the pitching clock: How will the new rule work to speed up games?

New York Mets pitcher Eric Hanhold with clock in the background.

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The MLB have been determined to reduce the duration of all games, That is why he has put all his efforts into his main bet, which consists of the pitching clock, tool that will begin to be applied this baseball season in the United States.

This new rule will give us a pitching time for all MLB pitchers, who They have 15 seconds to launch.if there are no runners on the bases, but it will increase to 20 seconds when there are runners on the bases.

Furthermore, it explains that If the pitcher exceeds this mentioned time, he will be penalized with a ball in favor of the batter.

However, this new rule will not only be imposed on pitchers, since each player who is at the plate must also adjust their mechanics and times to said clock. In your case, he has a 30-second limit to come to the plate between at-bats.

In addition to this, it should also be considered that if the clock reaches eight seconds and the batter is not at home will be penalized with a ‘strike’ against him.

Where will the clocks be located?

Every MLB stadium coHe will have two watches located behind the batter’s box on each side of the referee and two more positioned in the outfield, besides that, Umpires are equipped with a system to notify you when the clock has expired.

Pictcher Jay Groome of the San Diego Padres before Eugenio Suarez with the new MLB watch in the background / Chambers / Getty Images

With information from EFE

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