Expanded replay: How it'll work

Rather than try to get every call right, new system aims to catch 'the big miss'

Updated: January 17, 2014, 10:08 AM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. -- Gentlemen, start your replay machines.

And holy stromboli, it's about time.

A mere 28 years after the NFL first went to the videotape, baseball is finally ready to start using that newfangled replay technology to do revolutionary stuff like:

• Decide if the winning run really did just score or not.

• Figure out whether Armando Galarraga (or somebody like him) really did just throw a perfect game.

• Get the future Don ...

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