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Five-inning games approved to help teams cope with weather-shortened season

By DAVID LA VAQUE, Star Tribune, 04/11/18, 10:00AM CDT


The Minnesota State High School League approved the temporary rule change at a special meeting on Wednesday.

Citing unseasonably cool temperatures, poor field conditions and frozen turf, the Minnesota State High School League's executive committee ruled Wednesday to permit shorter baseball and softball games. The measure allows for a maximum number of games to be played in a condensed season while preserving pitcher's arms.

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