Tom Verducci weighs in on the instant replay debate in baseball and says there is one clear answer:
It was a bad week for umpires, a bad week for tradition and a bad week for this increasingly strange affinity in some corners that getting a call wrong -- and not a judgment call, but a nuts-and-bolts call -- is somehow part of the mystique of baseball that ought to be preserved. In a six-day span in three ballparks, umpires ruled four times that a home run was not a home run, even though the rest of us, with the benefit of a second look, knew quickly and certainly that they were legit dingers. How exactly is this good for baseball? (FULL STORY)
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