"They say, 'It's overblown, ' or, 'What you're saying is fringe.' But not baseball".
The change is being made out of concern that the current term, "disabled", falsely conflates disabilities with injuries that limit a player's participation and result in a temporary inability to compete.
The rules of the "injured list" will remain the same as before, and the new moniker actually brings MLB more in line with other major North American sports leagues.
Major League Baseball says it's concerned the term "disabled" can confuse a player's injury with the "inability to participate in sports".
Perhaps the greatest impact of the name change will be to our habits, since "DL" is firmly established and it'll take some time for "IL" to really establish itself as part of popular nomenclature. "This is the first step in a journey to making sure they're disability inclusive". It's the "injured reserve list" in NFL and NHL, the "inactive list" in the NBA. Teams can place players on the list for 10 days or 60 days, in which case a ballclub can add a player through free agency, trade or promotion from the minors as a replacement.
The expansion of rosters to 26 men with a 12-pitcher maximum.
The injured list has existed in some form since the early days of professional baseball, according to Baseball Prospectus. They were even allowed to travel with their team as a "coacher". Also on the list of rules under consideration is moving away from multiple trade deadlines - now there is a non-waiver deadline in July, plus the waivers-required date a month later.
The "injured list" now includes a 10-day version (changed from a 15-day version in 2017) and a 60-day version that teams can use depending on the severity of a player's injury.
Password Checkup is a Google Chrome extension that helps you to re-secure accounts that were affected by data breaches . Google is rolling out two new tools to help the password-challenged beef up their security game.
Why don't we use these people as a strategy to promote our tourism industry?" the Daily Monitor reported Kiwanda as asking. But the tourism minister who came up with the idea is now facing calls to resign from local feminists.
She said that, if left alone, the negotiators "can have an agreement on time " by an informal deadline this Friday. Its violent crime rate has been significantly below the national average compared to cities of similar size.
You can tell the trade rumors are getting to the team's young guys, especially with the effort they put forth in IN last game. Davis told the Pelicans he wanted a trade, and James has made it clear that he'd love to play with him.
It was a big night for Grande: she released her new album thank u, next (lower case intentional) after months of hype. On Thursday, Grande attached a statement from Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich published by The Associated Press .
Allen added on an Instagram post that, "I don't believe Liam Neeson's racist anecdote, which makes it even more disgusting". Another celebrity to defend Neeson was John Barnes after Piers Morgan slammed the Taken star for the comments.
Honored as a trailblazer: Robinson was widely honored, from the earliest days of his playing career through recent years. The Reds, Orioles and Indians have retired Robinson's No. 20 and saluted him with statues at their ballparks.
An Expensive Year Of Disasters On Wednesday, NOAA also issued their own analysis of the economic impact of global warming . These calculations produce the global average temperature deviations from the baseline period of 1951 to 1980.
A statement from a family spokesman said: 'He passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side. He rose to fame as the star of Saturday Night and Sunday Morning which proved to be extremely popular with moviegoers.
Hay said Thaksin - who was also ousted in a coup in 2006 - and Yingluck "have always been seen as being ant-establishment". Has been in exile since 2008 to avoid serving jail time on a corruption conviction he insists was politically motivated.
Russia Jails Extremist Jehovah's Witness For 6 Years
A Danish citizen living in Russian Federation has been sentenced to six years in prison for practising as a Jehovah's Witness . However, he was found guilty by the court on Wednesday, February 6 for organising a meeting of a banned group.
Mexican drug cartel targeting Australia
According to authorities in the Australian state of Victoria, around 2 tons of meth is consumed in the state every year. Three of those arrested in Australia will appear at Melbourne Magistrates Court later on Friday.
Nick Foles Informs Eagles He'll Void Option For 2019
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles has told the team he is voiding his option for the 2019 season, according to ESPN . Those two moves give the Eagles a fairly easy path to the $15 million they would need right there.
Apple releases update to prevent FaceTime eavesdropping
Following the release of these patches, the system status page on Apple's website has also been updated to reflect the situation. As expected, Apple has rushed out a fix for a bug that allowed folks to eavesdrop on others through Group FaceTime .
United Kingdom racing cancelled over EI scare
These include the Betfair Hurdle card at Newbury on Saturday, one of the most valuable meetings of the National Hunt season. Equine influenza is a highly infectious disease of horses, mules and donkeys.
Sixers trade Fultz to Magic
Former Husky Markelle Fultz gets a desperately needed fresh start with his trade to the Orlando Magic . Sixers guard and former first overall draft pick Markelle Fultz reportedly is headed to the Magic.