Better safe than sorry
Think it's time baseball embraces instant replay? Be careful what you wish for.
WHEN THE REAL NFL referees took the field and the replacements went back to the Lingerie League, officiating did not -- as we all hoped -- return to its rightful place in the backdrop of sports. Instead, prompted by a bizarre infield fly rule call in the Braves-Cardinals wild-card game and followed by an egregious missed tag in the Yankees-Tigers AL championship series, alarms were sounded for instant replay in the one sport that somehow has managed to keep it largely at bay. ...
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