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Sports Column: Rob Manfred Takes Steps Toward Ruining Baseball

Quinn Salkind, Staff Reporter
February 25
Filed under SPORTS

As Major League Baseball and its commissioner Rob Manfred look to speed up the pace of play, a new rule has been implemented for the 2017 season. The new rule changes the way a batter is intentionally walked (given a free trip to first base), also referred to as an IBB: intentional base on balls. Instead...

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