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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

NCAA Committee Approves Pitch Clock For College Baseball In 2020

After several false starts over the last decade, a 20-second pitch clock is coming to college baseball in 2020, the NCAA announced on Wednesday.

The NCAA’s Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved the pitch clock after the Baseball Rules Committee last month recommended the measure. The 20-second clock will be enforced before all pitches. If a pitcher violates the rule, a ball will be awarded and a violation by a hitter will result in a strike.

Significantly, it will be optional for schools to install visible pitch clocks. If a school does not have a clock, an umpire will keep the time on the field.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 14, 2019 at 10:19 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. My name is RMc and I feel extremely affected Posted: August 15, 2019 at 10:28 AM (#5871619)
I can't see "2020" without thinking "Sealab"...

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