MLB Wants Instant Replay by August

But officials and umps still need to negotiate details
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 13, 2008 7:45 PM CDT
MLB Wants Instant Replay by August
Baltimore Orioles' Tony Tarasco stretches for the ball as Yankee fan Jeff Maier, top center, deflects it during Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.   (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Major League Baseball asked its umpires today to implement instant replay by August 1, but details remain sketchy, USA Today reports. Both sides still need to bargain over who can demand replays—umpires or managers—what video feeds will be used, and who will make the final call. "It's all premature," a baseball spokesman said. "Nothing has been decided yet." (Read more baseball stories.)

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