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Yankees' Aaron Judge says tone clock 'is a good thing for everyone'

TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 20: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees smiles during Spring Training at George M. Steinbrenner Field on February 20, 2023 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by New York Yankees/Getty Images)

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Aaron Judge is the latest MLB superstar to stand up for some of MLB’s newest rules. The reigning AL MVP told the media on Sunday that he believes the implementation of the pitch clock will ultimately benefit the entire league. “I think according to ESPN’s Marly Rivera, Judge said, “This pitching clock is for everybody. a good thing. “

While he only had one hit during spring training — thus, a very small sample size using the pitching clock — Judge Very successful, in his 2023 debut game.

If anything, look at the pitching clock against the judges at It will be interesting to see how much impact the home plate process has. He has been one of the most dominant hitters in the league since his rookie season in 2017. In 2022, he broke the AL record for home runs in a single season with 62. Judge finished last season in batting average (.311), RBI (131), hitting percentage (.425) and hits (177) also lead the Yankees.

Despite the small sample size, the pitching clock has had an impact on early activity in spring training this year Its most important moment came late in the game between the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves, as Braves hitter Carl Conley didn’t play in time and was ejected for violating the pitching clock in the bottom of the ninth. Sent off. CBS Sports @CBSSports Bottom of the 9th inning tied with all bases loaded

Violation of the pitching clock resulted in a strikeout and ended the game with a tie 🤷‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/rWtth0Uv2h

It also affected one of the league’s other superstars, San Diego’s Manny Machado, he was the first player to be whistled for a violation.

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Now that we’ve seen the pitch clock for the first time, we’ve seen our first clock violation

Manny Machado starts his batting, 0-1, because he took too long to get into the box pic.twitter.com/pUcAdyZAkx
The rules of the tone clock are relatively simple. Pitchers have 15 seconds to pitch with an open base – 20 seconds to pitch with a base. Meanwhile, the batter must be in the box with no less than eight seconds remaining on the clock.



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