Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 10/15/12
It may sound like a case of sour grapes or even an excuse for the New York Yankees loss to a better Detroit Tigers team, but the shouts for expansion of instant replay in MLB just got another loud proponent in Joe Girardi. The Yankees manager called on baseball to expand its use of replay after two badly officiated calls went against New York in the first two games of the American league Championship Series.  Both calls played important roles in each instance and led to Girardi getting tossed from Sunday's game for arguing umpire Jeff Nelson's blown call at second base. "In this day and age when we have instant replay available to us, it's got to change," Girardi said after the Yankees lost to the Tigers, 3-0, and fell behind two games to none in the best-of-seven series.  "We play 235 days to get to this point and two calls go against us." "Yeah, let's have instant replay," he said at the news conference.  "And ... not just home run, fair, foul.  Let's have instant repla...
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