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# Is there mercy rule in Major League Baseball?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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12y ago

There isn't a mercy rule in the MLB because the score hardly ever gets that high.

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12y ago

Wiki User

14y ago

No, MLB does not use the mercy rule.

Wiki User

15y ago

No, there is no 10 run rule in MLB.

Wiki User

15y ago

No

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12y ago

No

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