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Friday, August 16, 2013

MLB Baseball To Expand Instant Replay

National League second baseman Jose Altuve, of the Houston Astros, forces out American League's Joe Mauer, of the Minnesota Twins, on a ground ball by Elvis Andrus, of the Texas Rangers, during the ninth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The Rangers and the Astros face off on opening day Sunday. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

National League second baseman Jose Altuve, of the Houston Astros, forces out American League’s Joe Mauer, of the Minnesota Twins, on a ground ball by Elvis Andrus, of the Texas Rangers, during the ninth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game Tuesday, July 10, 2012. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

Major League Baseball announced plans yesterday to expand instant replay.

Starting in 2014, there will be a challenge system that allows team managers to ask for replay reviews.

Commissioner Bud Selig says it’s a “historic day,” but some are worried that eliminating human error will compromise the game.

Guest

  • Bob Nightengale, baseball columnist for USA Today. He tweets @BNightengale.

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