Charge the ump – replay hits MLB
So it’s happened – instant replay is finally coming to Major League Baseball.
OK, it’s been in the works for a couple years, with umpires being allowed to review home run balls beginning back in 2008. Starting next season, that pastoral game will lose some of its subjectivity and become, well, like that technological game, football.
According to an Associated Press story, here’s how it will work. Each manager will get a maximum of two challenges per game (like football). If a challenge is upheld, it won’t count against the manager’s limit (like football).
If a manager wants to c...