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22671Yeah, it’s a big deal to average six innings these days. Mediocre pitchers get $Bill-last Friday
22670The difference was that in the 1960s, most starting pitchers were expected to piJimisJim-last Thursday
22669Wish I could find one. Good luck to the umps this year.Bill-last Thursday
22668If anyone can find an old rule book (e.g. 1960), I'd love to see it. My fascJeffrey S. Mitchell-last Thursday
226672017. Sayonara. In the 60s it was two per game, not per inning. They should go Bill-last Thursday
22666 (l) (8.06) Visits to the Mound A professional league shall adopt the followingJeffrey S. Mitchell-last Thursday
22665I think you’re right. Two mound visits by manager or coach per pitcher. In thoseBill-last Thursday
22664I think it was two visits by the manager, who typically was the only person who JimisJim-last Thursday
22663The person who creates a sports league where the players are bots will do quite Jeffrey S. Mitchell-last Thursday
22662The old rule was no limit on mound visits by anyone other than the manager. For Jeffrey S. Mitchell-last Thursday
22661Wasn't the rule two visits per game back in the old days?Bill-last Thursday
22660Nah... the audience will simply go play against holograms in the holodeck and prJimisJim-last Wednesday
22659Just take fantasy beisbol to its logical conclusion and eventually ever aspect oJimisJim-last Wednesday
22658Seems like 2-3 visits and the pitcher is usually gone -- I know the current ruleJimisJim-last Wednesday
22657Yes that is another rule that has to change and quickly those base-stealing callPlayItDown™-last Tuesday
22656My guess is strike zones would be based on anatomy, as in measurements taken froJeffrey S. Mitchell-last Tuesday
22655All ball and strike calls are automated Fingernails on chalkboard when I hear a PlayItDown™-last Tuesday
22654That is where this is heading. I wonder if they totally lose the audience once mBill-last Tuesday
22653The league is trying to speed up the games. The players are saying they need theJeffrey S. Mitchell-last Tuesday
22652Catcher visits... yes, that would run it up.Bill-last Tuesday
22651 whether by a manager, coach or player. Includes infielder and catcher visits I PlayItDown™-last Tuesday
22650RE: a general limit of six mound visits per nine-inning game without a pitching Bill3last Tuesday
22649The Red Sox need two more JD Martinez's to catch up with Stanton and Judge aBill-last Tuesday
22648Both the Yankees and Red Sox need to start thinking about pitching. Speaking of Jeffrey S. Mitchell-last Tuesday
22647J.D. Martinez: The $110M man the Red Sox needed to compete with the Yankees sporJakeStraw-last Tuesday
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