I'll let veteran sportswriter Rick Reilly take it from here: I used to love baseball, but I stopped watching when games got slower than sloth races. Last year, the average game was 3 hours and 3 minutes. No, thank you. I have Christmas plans. But this year? This year, I’ll be back now that baseball has installed — at loooong last — the wonderful, brain-saving pitch clock. Already, in spring training, games are finishing in 2 hours and 36 minutes. That’s nearly a week … [Read more...] about Pitch-clocks, pizza boxes, and infielders playing where they are supposed to be playing. Welcome to the 2023 baseball season!