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Major League Baseball has a growing competitiveness problem.

This isn’t an in-game issue. It’s not about parity, tanking or banging garbage cans. It has nothing to do with runners on second base to begin extra innings or three-batter minimums.

It has to do with rules of how the game are structured. Whether it’s in-person pro scouting, the prospective Arizona Fall League season or the structure of the minor leagues, front office officials see a worrying trend.

Instead of allowing teams to carve their own paths and letting the free market of ideas demonstrate what works and what does not, MLB appears to

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