Speeding up Baseball – Allentown Morning Call (blog)

   Spring training games are beginning, and the weather here is feeling unseasonably springlike, so I’m starting to think seriously about another baseball season.

   One thing I’m not looking forward to is the snail-like pace of some major league games, an issue that could be addressed rather easily if players and owners could come to agreements about it.

   I see that they’re going to dispense with throwing four pitches for an intentional walk, which would have ruined the climactic play in “Bad News Bears” but otherwise makes sense.

  Still, it will make a minimal difference. Here are some moves that definitely would make the games move faster:


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