Aaron Boone reacts to MLB’s decision to move the pitcher’s mound back in minor league experiment

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Baseball is a sport steeped in its history and traditions. For over a century, the dimensions of the diamond, recognizable across the world, have stayed the same. But MLB is considering changing that. The league announced Wednesday they will experiment with moving the pitcher’s mound back 12 inches in the independent Atlantic League in the second half of this season. “That seems pretty, pretty drastic,“ Aaron Boone said before Wednesday’s series finale against the Blue Jays. “But I think … sometimes the craziest of ideas end up having some traction to them. I think it’s impor…

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