In 2016, baseball set a new record low for intentional walks per game. That broke the previous record, set in 2015, which had broken the previous record, set in 2014, which had…you get the idea…. Read more »
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Under this proposed rule change, pitchers would no longer need to throw four balls to a batter if they want to intentionally walk them. The manager would simply need to give the umpire the “four finger salute”, displaying four fingers in the air to the umpire, and the umpire would then signal to the batter to take their free base.