The 2,430 regular season games (162 per team) in Major League Baseball (MLB) end Tuesday with a supplemental game, the first since the introduction of the “pitch clock” (time limit for pitchers).
In the eyes of traditionalists, the rule change achieved much, according to supporters. The average game duration decreased by 24 minutes to 2:42 hours, the shortest value of this millennium.
Significantly more audience
According to the sports broadcaster, this is what they want espn Many other values have increased significantly that make the sport more interesting to the public: more hits, more points per game, and more attempts to “steal” the bases behind the pitcher’s back.
Especially important for the league: The number of spectators in stadiums rose by more than 9 percent, the largest increase in 30 years.
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