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MLB Owners Approve Instant Replay For the 2014 Season

Major League Baseball owners had their annual meetings today, and a big topic of discussion was the installation of instant replay in baseball starting in 2014. According to Ken Rosenthal, the owners approved funding for instant replay. Owners approve funding for replay expansion next season. Approval of players' and umpires' union fully expected. — Ken […]
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Frank Coonelly: Replay System May Not Increase Game Length

Major League Baseball’s planned challenge system for controversial calls will not necessarily make games longer, according to Pirates president Frank Coonelly. Cutting down long-winded arguments between managers and umpires is part and parcel to the replay system MLB unveiled earlier this month, likely to be implemented for the 2014 season. Home-plate umpires will have “quick […]
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MLB to Expand Instant Replay in 2014, Yet the System Is...

Earlier today it was announced that Major League Baseball would be expanding instant replay in 2014. This is all unofficial, as the owners need to formalize the plan at the owner’s meetings on November 13th-14th. Below are the details, along with my thoughts on the good and the bad of the proposal. The Changes **Replay […]
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When Will Baseball Add Instant Replay?

Can you think of any reason why baseball doesn’t currently have instant replay?  Ever since the call last night, I’ve been trying to think of any possible reason why the sport has been so reluctant to make the switch to an obvious improvement.  I can’t think of any reason. I can’t think of any reason, […]
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