Baseball detractors have long criticized the game's slow pace.
But baseball's perceived lack of excitement is unwarranted.
"Speed has a tremendous effect on the game," says University of Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido. "In truth, the results are about speed.
"Baseball is a deceptive game because it doesn't appear that way but it is that way."
Speed, specifically how fast a player can get on base or run down a ball on defense, is one ...Read full story
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