Originally written on Lady At The Bat  |  Last updated 6/27/12
Okay, we all saw what happened. The umpire blew the call and Dewayne Wise was credited with an out, on the way to the Yankees 6-4 win over the Indians last night. Minutes after the call was made, the cries for expanded replay could be heard from all who witnessed the play, the loudest probably coming from the Indians announcers.Expanded replay. There wouldn't be this outcry for it if it were 20 years ago. Heck, there probably wouldn't be an outcry for it if it were five years ago. Technology has developed so swiftly over the past few years that people are under the impression that the quality of umpiring has drastically decreased. Sports TV networks have the ability to show crystal clear replays from several different angles. The YES Network's YES-Mo is unbelievable. Joe Girardi was absolutely right last night when he said during his postgame press conference "It's a difficult time to be an umpire right now."But did last night's play really magnify the need for expanded replay? No, ...
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