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.
In recent days there has been a lot of controversy about Twitter. People buying followers? No! A “dark side” of social media? Say it ain’t so! Well, my conscious is clear. I’ve never bought a follower in my life. Full disclosure: I did buy one of my followers lunch this week, but that was not a contractual agreement, just two friends eating and laughing.
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred met the fans and media on Monday at the annual town hall chat before Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Miami.
Manfred discussed the sale of the Marlins, the World Baseball Classic, the designated hitter, expansion, pace of play, retiring Roberto Clemente’s No. 21 and expansion.