By Walt Hickey Base Major League Baseball is rolling out a number of changes to the game this year, one of which is a bigger base. The traditional base is a square with 15-inch sides, and the new base is now 18 inches along the side, which not only means more base to grab but also means that the distance between the bases is slightly less. The intention of league officials is to reduce injuries and increase stolen bases, an element of the game that has been decimated amid the analytics revolution. In 2012, there were 4,365 attempts to steal a base, a figure that was down to
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