It is expected that domestic professional baseball will progress faster this season.
The KBO plans to set the average game time per game this year at 3 hours and 5 minutes based on regular innings, and to create a faster and more fun game
Last year, the average duration of domestic professional baseball was 3 hours and 11 minutes, which was 3 minutes shorter than the previous year
. The number of walks per game also decreased significantly from 8.38 to 6.90 . However, the strengthening of the speed-up regulation and the normalization of the strike zone had a great impact . The KBO decided to strengthen the speed-up regulation again
this year for faster progress and thrilling games . [Lee Kyung-ho / KBO Public Relations Team Leader: The manager or pitching coach clearly set the time to go and return . Not the time to talk… ] If the pitcher does not pitch within 12 seconds when there is no runner, the rule that is immediately judged as a ball without warning will be piloted in the Futures League this year, and the application of the KBO League will be reviewed next year. 슬롯사이트
The pitching time limit in the major leagues is 15 seconds, 3 seconds longer than Korea’s 12 seconds.
However, in our case, the time is measured from the time the hitter is ready, whereas in the US, the time from when the pitcher receives the ball is actually more stringent
. It is 3 hours and 5 minutes, 6 minutes less than last year.
[Heo Woon / KBO referee chairman: I will talk a lot about it to the players at spring camp this time. It’s something we have to do together with the team and the players… ]
KBO plans to encourage unsatisfactory clubs by announcing speed-up statistics every month and tallying the game time rankings by club
. I decided to take a little more time to research