Bottoms up! Some MLB teams extend beer sales to 8th inning

Mgn 1280x960 21219p00 Ireft
major league baseball, mlb

The Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) – Thanks to the pitch clock, the action is moving much faster at Major League Baseball games. It also means a little less time for fans to enjoy a frosty adult beverage.

To combat that time crunch, at least four teams – the Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers, Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers – have extended alcohol sales through the eighth inning this season.

Teams historically have stopped selling alcohol after the seventh.

MLB games have been considerably shorter this season, largely thanks to a series of rule changes.

Through the first one and a half weeks of the season, the average game time was down 31 minutes, on track to be the sport’s lowest since 1984.

Read the full story on AP News right here.

(Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

4/12/2023 11:07:57 AM (GMT -5:00)

Categories: Regional and US News