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Countdown is on for speed-up rule in minors

...mound."The goal is to learn more about how effective it is as a tool to speed up the game. We did it in the Arizona Fall League. We think that it showed promise in the fall league, but that was 16 games," said Chris Marinak, MLB's senior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-24/countdown-speed-rule-min
Rule changes on pace of bsaseball games intended to help attract new, young fans

...said, "a series of changes over a period of time. We were pleased with the experiment with a pitch clock in the Arizona Fall League. We were pleased enough with the experiment that it was expanded it to Double-A and Triple-A.""I have no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-23/rule-changes-pace-bsaseb
Major League Baseball adjusts rules in effort to speed up game

...start until May 1 and are capped at $500 per offense.Many of the more radical ideas experimented with during the Arizona Fall League were not adopted, such as a 20-second clock between pitches, a limitation of pitcher's mound conferences involving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-20/major-league-baseball-ad
New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has a lot on his plate

...executive Joe Torre and Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholz both approved after watching an experiment in the Arizona Fall League."I'm a fan of the pitch clock," he said.He also wants stricter interpretation of the rule-book strike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-26/new-baseball-commissione
Ex-Brave Evan Gattis feels 'more at home' in Houston

...Double-A games.Commissioner Bud Selig said the decision followed a successful experiment with the clock in the Arizona Fall League. SELIG'S FAREWELL: Selig concluded his final baseball owners meeting as commissioner after two days of basking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-15/ex-brave-evan-gattis-fee
Long games have been the norm this postseason in baseball

...Baseball is examining ways to pick up the pace in the future, trying out several experimental rules this month in the Arizona Fall League for top prospects.Some of them are fairly drastic - a limit on trips to the mound, automatic intentional walks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-14/long-game-have-been-norm
Braves acquire present, future value for Heyward

...ball can be tight with excellent depth and also profiles as a future 6, and it was said to be a present 6 in the Arizona Fall League. But, again, command and a lack of feel cause it to be inconsistent at present. The changeup is a 4+ with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-11-17/braves-acqui
Braves: Sanchez is latest high-upside addition

...mid-to-high-90s during the season, but Longenhagen said it was 91-94 with two below-average secondaries in the Arizona Fall League. Hyatt has a middle relief ceiling, so he's an add-on piece and not a concerning loss to the system. So...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-09/braves-sanch
Three former Augusta GreenJackets are in Arizona Fall League

The Arizona Fall League might be considered an afterthought for many baseball fans, but the collection of talent over an extended schedule makes it a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-30/three-former-augusta-gre
Brian McCann among the eight Braves to file for free agency

...voided it. REPLAY TEST: Expanded instant replay will be given a test next week by Major League Baseball at the Arizona Fall League.MLB said it will be used during five Arizona games from Tuesday through Nov. 9.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-01/brian-mccann-among-eight