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A Change of Times With Instant Replay

Blue Jays vs. Orioles play at the plate. – Photo Credit: Keith Allison The 2014 season is nearing the end of its opening week and baseball added a twist. During the winter meetings it was voted on that Instant Replay would be added and managers would be able to “challenge” certain close calls that are made throughout the course of a game. About 89% of baseball plays are reviewable...
Via Hot Stove MLB
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Instant Replay Comes To Baseball In 2014: Are You Ready?

Photo Credit: Kowarski How will instant replay impact baseball when it is introduced this season in 2014? For traditionalists who like the human error variable in MLB umpiring, this will certainly raise the hair on the back of your neck. However, for many fans who have torn up more than one sofa cushion at home, or tossed an unmentionable object onto the field after a bad call by...
Via Blog Surface
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Armando Galarraga to minor league deal

getty images The Texas Rangers have signed pitcher Armando Galarraga to a minor league contract. Galarraga, 32, was a member of the Rangers system years ago before being moved to Detroit. In Detroit Galarraga had a strong rookie season, an imperfect game and two down seasons. After bouncing from Arizona to Houston, he pitched at the Triple-A level last season for Colorado and Cincinnati...
Via Tireball.com
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former players react to MLB instant replay changes

New York, NY -- Nearly 100 former MLB players, including several Hall of Famers, gathered on Tuesday at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel to support the 2014 “Going to Bat for B.A.T.” dinner to raise money for MLB’s Baseball Assistance Team initiative. Founded in 1986, B.A.T. is dedicated to assisting members of the Baseball Family through financial grants, health care programs...
Via The Outside Corner
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Play Is Under Review: Instant Replay Expansion Approved By All 30 Teams

In a game where for years, the fate of plays that we just didn't catch quick enough with our eyes, or that players and managers may have disagreed on, fell in the hands of four mens' delegation on the field - there has finally come change. It first started late in the 2008 season when the MLB implemented their first instant replay system with "home run replay". But with so many controversial...
Via The Sports Blogette
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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