In order to prevent games from dragging on, from the fans’ perspective, the Atlantic League is adopting measures to institute a maximum amount of time between pitches and between half-innings. Here is more on this:
How this will affect the quality of play, as well as individual player/pitcher strategy, is still to be seen. Updates on this will be added to this site when confirmed.
Longtime fans of independent baseball may remember that the St. Paul Saints had a similar measure in the early days of the Northern League. How the Atlantic League rules differ, as well as how Atlantic League fans will react, also will be added here once confirmation of the original rules is found.
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