warm up pitches

RESTRICTIONS ON PITCHERS WARMING UP

Rule 5.07(b): The home club pitcher may not warm up on the mound prior to the start of the game. To do otherwise could give the home club pitcher some advantage, and because pregame practice conditions should be equal for both starting pitchers, both pitchers should warm up where pitchers normally warm up. A game…

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