Rule Changes

Madison Bumgarner throws a pitch in Cactus League play against the Cleveland Guardians
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Bumgarner Calls Own Pitches, Reflects on Other Rule Changes as Diamondbacks Outlast Guardians

Madison Bumgarner Calls Own Pitches, Discusses Rule Changes Diamondbacks 6, Guardians 4 GOODYEAR, Ariz. (Mar. 5) — A three-run second inning, capped by a two-run Alek Thomas triple, paced the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6–4 Cactus League victory over the Cleveland Guardians Sunday afternoon. Thomas also contributed a sacrifice fly in the fourth and made […]

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MLB Rule Changes — A view of the pitch clock behind home plate at Salt River Field in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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MLB Demos Rule Changes for Spring Training

2023 Rule Changes Demonstrated and Explained by MLB Representatives SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, Feb 14 — Officials from Major League Baseball demonstrated Tuesday the three major rule changes going into effect when spring training games begin February 24 — larger bases, no shift, and the pitch clock. In a media briefing prior to the on-field demonstration, Morgan […]

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