The Central League held a board of directors meeting in Naha, Okinawa on Friday and determined that based on current energy conditions, they should be able to go back to their twelve-inning limit. The league will review the numbers again in March before making a final decision.
The CL also discussed the possibility of dropping the number of Inter-league games from twenty-four to eighteen. The league is planning to bring issues about the up Inter-league schedule during an executive committee meeting.
Source: Sports Hochi 2/23/2013