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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the 2022 MLB season will not start on March 31 as scheduled.

For fans this has come out of nowhere but for the MLB and it’s players they have been working on it for a while, and it is now approved for this seasons play.

The PitchCom is the newest invention introduced into Major League Baseball as a way to stop sign stealing.

PitchCom is a wearable device that transmits signals from catcher to pitcher, the wrist band resembling a remote control with nine buttons for calling the pitch and location. The pitcher has a receiver in his cap, the catcher has one in his helmet and receivers can also be worn by up to three other fielders.

An encrypted channel can be used in multiple languages, and teams can also program in code words to replace pitch names such as “fastball” or “curveball.”

“It’s something that’s really going to get the game moving, I think,” Rays veteran catcher Mike Zunino said earlier this spring.

Here is an example of a team using it in spring traning, as you can see it will take some time to make the smooth transition.