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  1. Crowd seemed to sway the umps

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- For years, showing instant replay of a controversial calls on the big screen in major league ballparks has been verboten, with the theory being that a wrong decision by an umpire might spur fan wrath that could spill onto the field. Som...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  2. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    MLB EVP of Baseball Operations Joe Torre covers the umpires' decision to overturn the blown call on Pete Kozma's error in Game 1 of the World Series, Don Mattingly's status with the Dodgers and more. Torre ESPN Radio's Dan Le Batard dishes on the r...

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  3. MLB -- Umps correctly fixed blown call

    Jim Caple

    With Max Scherzer, the AL's best pitcher, on the mound for Game 6, the Tigers like their chances.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  4. Red Sox cruise past sloppy Cardinals in Game 1 of World Series

    Mike Napoli hit a three-run double right after the umps reversed a blown call, Jon Lester made an early lead stand up and the Red Sox romped past sloppy St. Louis 8-1 on Wednesday night for their ninth straight win in a World Series game.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  5. 2013 World Series -- Reversed call leads to early lead for Boston...

    No need for instant replay. The umpires overturned this blown call on their own.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  6. Buzz: Aftermatch of Rios' ejection, blown call

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers are hopeful there won't be any further repercussions for Alex Rios after Friday's ejection when it appeared he made some contact with third base umpire Andy Fletcher. Rios was upset that he was called out by Fletche...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  7. Blown call stalls Alex Rios, Rangers' rally

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers nearly pulled off a miracle rally Friday night. A split-second decision by Alex Rios and a blown call by third base umpire Andy Fletcher left 40,180 at Rangers Ballpark wondering what could have been after a 9-8 los...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  8. Joba on blown call: Replay speaks for itself

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- Yankees right-hander Joba Chamberlain thought it was a strike. So did his batterymate, Austin Romine. But the only person whose opinion actually mattered, first-base umpire Joe West, disagreed. With one out and Jacoby Ellsbury on ...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  9. Mets can't get the call

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- The Mets could have used baseball's upcoming replay expansion Wednesday afternoon. After a blown call at first base extended the 10th inning, the Braves' Chris Johnson hit a three-run homer to send the Mets to a 4-1 loss at Citi Field...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Braves 4, Mets 1

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Terry Collins can't wait for the new replay rules. The Mets fell to the Braves 4-1 in 10 innings on Wednesday after a blown call at first base extended the top of the 10th, allowing Chris Johnson to hit the go-ahead three-run homer. Co...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  11. Henry chimes in on blown call

    Red Sox owner John Henry had a succinct take on the blown call at home plate that might have cost his team a victory and dropped them into second place. He tweeted the following after the game: A 2-game impact- John W. Henry (@John_W_Henry) ...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  12. Blown call helps, but MLB needs replay ump

    Richard Durrett

    I'm sure by now you've seen the home run that was not called a home run in Cleveland in the ninth inning Wednesday night. Instead of a double for Adam Rosales, it should have been a homer that tied the score for the Oakland A's. But after replay, whi...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  13. Bud Selig can and should overturn the botched replay review in th...

    Buster Olney

    Bud Selig has the power to overturn a blown call like the one in last night's A's-Indians game, and he should use it, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  14. Tampa Bay Rays, Joe Maddon ready to move on from umpire's botched...

    Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon signed the lineup card for Joe Nathan's 300th career save and gave it to the Texas Rangers closer.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  15. New York Yankees need to stop complaining

    Jim Caple

    Instead of accepting that they trail 0-2 in the ALCS, the Yankees decided to whine about an umpire's blown call.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2012
  16. MLB playoffs 2012 -- Joe Girardi of New York Yankees calls for mo...

    Mike Mazzeo

    New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi strongly advocated for the implementation of expanded instant replay after he was ejected for arguing a blown call in the eighth inning of his team's 3-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of the ALCS.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2012