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Sunday, November 15, 2015

MLB to review runners coming off base on tag plays

Since the start of expanded video review for the 2014, more runners have been called out after fielder’s press their gloves against them, hoping they will come off the base for a split second during or after their slide.

“I’ve talked to a number of managers about that, and in a lot of ways they feel it’s unfair,” Joe Torre, MLB’s chief baseball officer, said Wednesday. “And yet when you’re dealing with replay and dealing with technology, it is what it is. If there’s a separation and his glove, the ball is on the runner, you can’t ignore that.”

Zach Posted: November 15, 2015 at 12:31 PM | 57 comment(s)
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