March 05, 2023

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle:

A place to discuss the sports stories that aren't making news, share links that aren't quite front-page material, and diagram plays on your hand. Remember to count to five Mississippi before commenting in anger.

posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 4 comments

Red Sox use loophole in new MLB shift rules. That's a good shift.

Video of it in action.

posted by NoMich at 11:57 AM on March 05, 2023

And Max Scherzer using the pitch clock to his advantage. Hitters will need to adjust

posted by NoMich at 12:06 PM on March 05, 2023

I'm pretty intrigued to see how (presumably veteran) pitchers try to game the new setup and the resulting back-and-forth as the adjustment period goes on. Adapting to new rules is one of the more interesting parts of regular season baseball.

posted by Ufez Jones at 04:58 PM on March 06, 2023

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