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Friday, December 19, 2014

Articles tagged: instant replay

Nate McLouth barely misses out on home run off foul pole (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The Orioles missed tying Game 5 of the ALDS against the Yankees by inches when umpires ruled that a fly ball hit by left fielder Nate McLouth was foul. McLouth was batting in the top of the sixth with the Orioles down 1-0 went he blasted a 3-1 pitch…Read More

Michael Morse mimes grand slam after call is overturned (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The Nationals’ Michael Morse was asked to mime a grand slam in the first inning of the Nationals-Cardinals game on Saturday after a call was overturned, leading to an odd, albeit hilarious, situation at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Morse hit a fly ball to right field with the…Read More

Cal Ripken Jr. says baseball needs a secret replay umpire in a booth

With every blown call we witness in Major League Baseball comes outrage over the lack of instant replay. Many argue that it’s ridiculous to not take advantage of the technology we have in place, while others believe expanding instant replay in baseball removes the human element from the game. There is a growing list of…Read More

Astros’ Matt Downs Wants Umpires to be Held Accountable for Bad Calls

Once again, we are big advocates for instant replay in baseball here at LBS.  Like the MLB’s oldest manager, we think it can only help the game.  That being said, accountability and the use of instant replay are two completely different concepts.  Instant replay should be instituted as part of the game so umpires can…Read More

Jack McKeon, MLB’s Oldest Manager, Supports Instant Replay

If you are a loyal LBS nut, you should know by now how we feel about instant replay in baseball.  Yes, the games are long enough as it is and yes, instant replay cuts back on some of the “human element” associated with the game.  That doesn’t mean we should not use technology that is…Read More

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