True, but I think that could be worked around
by Father Nieuwland (2019-02-07 16:06:39)

In reply to: They go to commercials on a pitching change and don’t start  posted by 1978Irish

Right now, I think the clock is two minutes for a pitching change (2:30 for national TV games). That could be cut back to 1:00/1:30 to get in commercials.

I don't know how they are budgeted, but intra-inning commercials must be considered a bonus.