Instant Replay

Umpire Brian Gorman, right, conducts a replay review. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Did We Get What We Wished For With Baseball Replay?

There are more loopholes and flaws than anyone envisioned with the new system.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Umpires gather before the start of a game.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Baseball To Move Forward With Instant Replay

Another baseball tradition is about to largely disappear: a manager, with a crazed look in his eyes, charging the field and getting into a face-to-face shouting match with an umpire.



Sports Verdict: How Would You Change Baseball? Instant Replay Vs. Designated Hitter

With several rule changes under consideration in MLB, two interesting prospects include expanding replay reviews in the game, and allowing the NL to exercise a DH option. If one were forced to choose either of these options, which would be best?


Alex Rios exchanges words with home plate umpire Will Little. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

MLB On Track For More Instant Replay In 2014

Major League Baseball is moving ahead with plans to expand instant replay next year.

670 The Score–07/17/2013

Umpires gather before the start of a game.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Stop Getting Calls Wrong

I’m still waiting for a single credible argument against widely expanded use of instant replay in baseball to get critical calls right, since the two usually offered are embarrassingly limp.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2013

Starlin Castro

Muller: Baseball Doesn’t Need More Instant Replay

There are certain things in life that you just don’t mess with. You don’t add a strobe light to the flame of the Statue of Liberty because it is more “modern.”


Alexei Ramirez

Dorfman: Replay Proposal Makes Instant Sense

Common sense and baseball sometimes can be contradictory phrase. But once in a while, the sport manages to get something right, or at least correct a longstanding wrong.

670 The Score–04/15/2011

Paul Konerko

MLB Considering Expanding Instant Replay Next Season

Alex Rios charges hard from center field, chasing a sinking line drive. His glove, the ball and the grass all smack together at the same time. What’s the call? Next year, it well could be: Let’s look at the replay!