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  1. Adding fifth umpire is the easy part

    Rob Neyer

    A friend writes: Watching the Cub game ... Len and Bob are in favor of replay and propose adding a fifth man to each umpiring crew, who would review plays from the press box and quickly relay his call back to the crew chief. I think this is a fi...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  2. What commish could do (and what he shouldn't)

    Rob Neyer

    Keith Olbermann has been all over this thing, arguing almost immediately that Jim Joyce should have done last night what Frank Pulli did almost exactly 11 years ago: ignore procedure and look at the replay ... More over, that's exactly what basebal...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  3. First, stop calling it an 'easy call'

    Rob Neyer

    I've been struggling, late into last night and now early this morning, to write something about Armando Galarraga and Jim Joyce that you don't already know. Maybe that's already impossible, but I was watching the game and I've now seen the replay ...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  4. What umps' new contract means

    Rob Neyer

    On the new agreement between MLB and the umpires, straight from the horse's mouth: As part of the agreement, Commissioner Bud Selig will have more flexibility to dictate expansion of the instant replay system and umpires will now be able to work in...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  5. Is McGwire right about Pujols?

    Rob Neyer

    Near the end of the big interview with Bob Costas, Mark McGwire said something that's mostly been lost among the tearful replays. After a question about his recent contacts with St. Louis Cardinal hitters, there was this exchange ... McGwire: I sp...

    Blog | January 12, 2010
  6. Revisiting that pesky TV camera

    Rob Neyer

    I know it's a day-old story, but sometimes these things take a while to percolate inside my fool head ... A day after Alex Rodriguez prompted the first video replay review in World Series and postseason history, the outfield landscape at Citizens B...

    Blog | November 02, 2009
  7. Gardenhire's lousy idea

    Rob Neyer

    If I could post just one blog entry per week -- and wouldn't that be one fantastic blog! -- I would have blogged this week about this: Ron Gardenhire has what he considers the perfect plan for reviewing close calls in baseball: red flags that ma...

    Blog | July 22, 2009
  8. Reviewable plays from baseball history

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer cites some incidents from baseball history that could have turned out differently if instant replay had been in place.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  9. Continuing the umpire discussion

    Rob Neyer

    Readers voice their thoughts on Rob Neyer's last column about Bob Davidson's botched call in the U.S.-Japan WBC game.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2006