Matt Harvey is trying to work his way back up the Superhero mountain. Just three years ago he was the Dark Knight, lauded as a bulldog; a flame-throwing ace and the King of Queens. But since his final pitch in the ninth inning of Game 5 of the 2015 World Series, Harvey has tumbled off the crag with results more comparable to the The Riddler and The Joker.
You can now find Major League Baseball’s newest rule listed in the official rule book under OBR 5.10(l). Make a note of this historic “pace of play” rule change because, one, it is the first of its kind and, two, it may be the tipping point for more changes to the game.