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Umpire Jim Joyce participates in a news conference regarding the obstruction call.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Umpire Jim Joyce Had No Doubts Over Controversial Call In Game 3

Game 3 was highlighted by a contentious obstruction call. Umpire Jim Joyce had no doubts over the call.

10/27/2013

Joe Girardi (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images), challenge flag (credit: Karl Walter/Getty Images)

Palladino: Come On Girardi, There’s No Flag-Throwing In Baseball!

Joe Girardi theorized if a manager’s got a beef, he could throw a little challenge flag. Oh, brother. It’s as laughable as using lasers to call balls and strikes, and don’t think that hasn’t been suggested before.

06/19/2012

Julio Lugo #28 of the Atlanta Braves scores the game-winning run in the 19th inning against Michael McKenry #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field on July 26, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kallas: The Latest Exhibit For Instant Replay

Baseball long ago opened the door to replay when it allowed reviews of whether a ball is a home run, including whether it is fair or foul. So it’s not a big leap to allow replay of, oh, I don’t know, PLAYS THAT DECIDE GAMES, like this one.

WFAN–07/27/2011