MLB Speeds Up Games By Sending Strongly Worded Letters To Slow Pitchers

Over at Baseball Prospectus, Adam Sobsey got hold of a letter from MLB disciplinarian Joe Garagiola Jr. to Colorado Rockies pitcher Mike Ekstrom. (Click to enlarge.) In two consecutive appearances against the Phillies, Ekstrom took more than his allotted 2:25 to warm up—going over by nearly a full minute each time.… » 8/09/12 11:20am 8/09/12 11:20am