SLOWBALL: Verlander Surrenders Home Run, Doesn't Throw Next Pitch For 4 Minutes, 16 Seconds
October 3 / Jake O'Donnell / SportsGrid
Baseball recently revealed some rule changes designed to speed up the game because the world is becoming a generally faster place while the MLB is becoming unacceptably slower. Apparently, the spirit of those rule changes will not be honored this post season, as umpires took 4:16 to figure out whether Nick Markakis did, in fact, hit a home run.
He did, of course, as everyone watching on TV or the TBS live stream could tell in a matter of seconds, and now we all should be refunded the four minutes of our lives we lost to the inefficient practices of your grandfather's DVR instant replay review.
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