Report: New MLB Labor Deal to Include More Replay, Longer Break

Wednesday December 14th, 2011

Major League Baseball's new labor deal will include more instant replay and a prolonged all-star break, according to an Associated Press report.

Several changes that are set to begin this coming season, according to the AP. Among the changes are a prolonged all-star break, additional instant replay, and the allowance of teams from the same division to meet prior to the league championship series. In addition to the procedural rules, there are also several new provisions in regard to player conduct, according to the AP, including suspensions for throwing bats or balls in anger, punishment for committing crimes, and a ban on players betting on any sport with an illegal bookie.

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