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Adam Wainwright: Open strike zone

Updated: February 28, 2014, 9:46 AM ET
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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright has a simple solution to speed up baseball games: expand the strike zone.

Baseball faces longer games this season with the introduction of expanded replay and managers' challenges.

"All of the talk for everybody, all the critics, is about the speed of play," Wainwright told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Speed of play this and speed of play that. But really the only way to do that, to speed things up, is to expand the strike zone. ... There ...

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