Home MLB News MLBPA Reaches Agreement on Instant Replay

Like Shoot to Thrill - An AC/DC Tribute on Facebook!

An authentic tribute of AC/DC that covers the best of the Bon Scott era and the best of Brian Johnson's material

Who's Online?

We have 409 guests online

Atom RSS

MLBPA Reaches Agreement on Instant Replay PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 1
PoorBest 
Written by Maury Brown   
Tuesday, 26 August 2008 19:13
MLBPAThe Major League Baseball Players Association announced today it has reached an agreement with the Clubs to implement instant replay with respect to home run calls for the duration of 2008, including the playoffs and the World Series. After the World Series, the MLBPA may request further bargaining over instant replay for 2009 and beyond by notice to the Commissioner's Office by December 10. If further bargaining is not requested, this agreement will remain in effect for the balance of the current Basic Agreement, through the 2011 season.

MLBPA Executive Director, Donald M. Fehr, stated, “We are pleased that we were able to reach this agreement. Following the World Series, the players will review the matter, and then determine what course to take for the future. While the use of instant replay is an experiment, we hope that over the balance of this season it will prove to be a success."

Sources are saying that instant replay will be in place by Thursday.

Source: MLB Players Association


Maury Brown

Maury Brown is the Founder and President of the Business of Sports Network, which includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football, The Biz of Basketball and The Biz of Hockey. He is contributor to Baseball Prospectus, and is available as a freelance writer.

Brown's full bio is here. He looks forward to your comments via email and can be contacted through the Business of Sports Network.

Don't forget to register and log in on The Biz of Baseball site to get updates via your in-box, and see information only logged in members can see.

 
 
Banner

Poll

Should MLB Force Jeffery Loria to Sell the Marlins?