22.10.02

PEOPLE RESPOND TO INCENTIVES. Brad DeLong suggests a pitch-hit timer and a modification of the intentional walk rule. His thinking is these two reforms would speed up the game. Don't know about the second as there might be ways of committing the intentional unintentional walk, using mixed strategies. Consider in particular the baseball wisdom of taking the 3-0 pitch, as offering on it leads to pop-ups.

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