Some rules were announced to simplify the 2021 Mexican Baseball League games that will start in May.
Mexico City (APRO).-The Baseball League of Mexico (LMB) announced that in the 2021 season, deliberate walking will again require pitchers to make all four shots, because it has been observed that canceling shots does not reduce the time game of shooting.
Similarly, LMB determined that since there are four batches of balls alive and in the game, there are many possibilities for each game.
After a shutdown in 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic, the LMB season 2021 will begin on May 20 and 21, even though there are only 66 games in the regular season.
According to the regulations of the epidemiological traffic lights and the State Health Secretariat, whether there will be fans in the stands of the stadium.
In order to implement measures that help speed up the game, LMB will implement a rule that requires pitchers to face at least three consecutive batsmen, including the on-duty batsman (or any substitute batsman), until the said The batter saves or reaches the base first, or until the team’s offensive opportunities are exhausted.
According to the aforementioned provisions, if the starting pitcher or backup player suffers injury, according to the lawyer’s opinion, they will not be able to continue the game.
Likewise, each team has the right to make six visits to the mound every nine innings without changing the pitcher. When playing extra games, each team will have the right to make additional visits to the mound without changing the pitcher.
Sports managers and managers of 16 LMB clubs will participate in meetings to update the rules of the game, which mainly involve the following: infield flying, hitting, pitchers must face three batsmen and visits from managers, coaches or players to pitchers in a row.