• MLB's Crappy Replay Tech: It's A Miracle Umps Ever Get A Call Right

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 10, 2013
    Most of what we know about how MLB handles replay comes from 2008, when the system was first implemented. You've doubtless already seen the play numerous times on your home TV or computer screen, but you've probably never seen it the way Hernandez didor how every MLB crew chief does when going to the replay booth. Somehow umpires let Houston manager Bo Porter bring a relief pitcher into the game in the seventh inning Wesley Wright came in from the bullpen, took his place on the mound and warmed up and take him out of the game without facing a batter, a clear violation of the rules.
    Source: deadspin.com
    • MLB must hold umps more accountable

      Another day, another umpire gaffe. This one, at least, did not affect the outcome of a game. Why does MLB let unaccountable umps insult fans -- and the game? asks Tom Verducci.
      Source: CNNSI.com

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