Speeding up play

Unsurprisingly, the length of baseball games is correlated to the number of total batters:

MLB_length_of_games_2015

Thanks to the new pace-of-play initiatives, the average length of nine-inning games is down eight minutes in 2015 versus the comparable time period in 2014. The effect has been slightly stronger for games with more batters:

MLB_length_of_games_2014-15Follow: @DiamondGraphs

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