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MLB to implement 3-batter minimum, eliminate Aug. 31 waiver deadline

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Mar 14, 2019 2:45 PM 1+ mon ago

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have agreed to a number of significant rule changes that will go into effect in the next two seasons, according to multiple reports.

Most notably, MLB plans to implement a three-batter minimum for relief pitchers in 2020, in an attempt to limit the number of pitching changes in the game as part of a pace-of-play initiative. The two sides have also agreed to eliminate the August 31 waiver deadline in 2019 and expand rosters to 26 in 2020.

As part of the agreement, MLB has reportedly agreed to table discussions on a pitch clock for the time being, likely until at least 2022, after the current collective bargaining agreement expires. Discussion on a universal DH appears to have cooled off for now after the idea was floated in meetings between the two parties in January.

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