The 5 – Stupid Baseball Rules

Intentional Walk is now a dugout signal

Congratulations MLB!  You’ve saved about 10 seconds per game.  Sit back and watch the millennials flood in.

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Intentional Walk is now a dugout signal

We’re never gonna see someone swing at an IBB pitch again.  I don’t know about you, but that makes me sad.

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Intentional Walk is now a dugout signal

A lot can happen in those 4 pitches: wild pitches, stolen bases, pickoff moves, and the oh so rare catcher balk.  That’s all gone now, just more camera time for the handsome managers of the league.

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Intentional Walk is now a dugout signal

The only possible outcome is more intentional walks, meaning less at bats for your stars and more for the guy who bats behind them.  Way to bring in the fans!

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Intentional Walk is now a dugout signal

Somehow I know this rule was put in for Jon Lester.  OK maybe Blake Swihart too.

-Chorizy-E

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