Cleveland Indians Baseball Schedule, News, Tickets, Scores, Players, Blogs, Videos, Links and More
More Fan Site Teams:

Major League Baseball should amend replay review for on/off base disputes

Major League Baseball should amend replay review for on/off base disputes
Published On: Fri, Oct 13
Aug 25, 2017; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Ryan Sherriff (65) pitches in his Major League debut during the fifth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

The Cubs won Thursdays NLDS Game 5 by a 9-8 score over the Nationals and were aided in part by replay review in the eighth inning, helping Wade Davis escape a jam. The Nationals had scored a run on a Michael Taylor RBI single, cutting their deficit to one run. Lobaton kept the rally going with a line drive single up the middle.

The next batter, Trea Turner, worked a 1-1 count against Davis, then took a cut fastball for ball two. Catcher Willson Contreras snapped a throw back to first base as Lobaton had stayed a bit too far off the bag. Lobaton awkwardly slid back into the first base bag and was initially ruled safe. The Cubs challenged, however, as Lobatons foot appeared to pop off of the first base bag for a microsecond while first baseman Anthony Rizzo still had his glove on him. The call was overturned, Lobaton was out, and the Nationals rally was over.

The ultimate ruling was correct: Lobaton, indeed, was out. Furthermore, the slow-footed Lobaton shouldnt have been straying so far from first base. He was at fault, for sure. But it feels unfair to use replay review in this manner.

Read the complete news article here...


More Featured News

Corey Kluber Trade Rumors: Talks Have 'Intensified,' Dodgers Interested
Published On: Mon, Dec 10
TheA Cleveland IndiansA have discussed potentially trading star pitcherA Corey KluberA for much of the offseason, and now talks have reportedly "intensified," according toA Jon Moro...
Indians place high asking price on starting pitchers
Published On: Sun, Dec 09
Though rumors continue to fly that the Cleveland Indians will deal one of two leading starting pitchers, neither will come cheap.According to ESPNa€™s Buster Olney, the asking price...
MLB Rumors: How Yankees can get Indians' Trevor Bauer for bargain price
Published On: Fri, Dec 07
The MLB Winter Meetings begin Monday in Las Vegas, and there will be plenty of trade talk making the hot stove sizzle, with Cleveland Indians right-handerA Corey Kluber,...
Indians listening to trade offers on Edwin Encarnacion and Yandy Diaz
Published On: Fri, Dec 07
Ita€™s always good to have a backup plan. A Plan B if Plan A falls through.If the Indians arena€™t able to get what they want for starting pitchers Corey Kluber or Trevor Bauer in a...
Indians reportedly increasingly motivated to trade Corey Kluber or Trevor Bauer
Published On: Thu, Dec 06
The Cleveland Indians locked up one of their most reliable starting pitchers on Thursday when they signed Carlos Carrasco to a multi-year extension, and that could make it even more...
Indians Extend Carlos Carrasco
Published On: Thu, Dec 06
The Indians have worked out an extension with veteran rightyA Carlos Carrasco, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (Twitter link). The ACES client will now be under contract ...
MLB, commissioner Rob Manfred gaining support to limit defensive shifts, report says
Published On: Wed, Dec 05
Changes to the way teams line up -- and are allowed to line up -- defensively could be coming to Major League Baseball.A MLBA commissioner Rob Manfred has received "strong" backing ...
Report: Reds have interest in Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer
Published On: Tue, Dec 04
The Cleveland Indians have received plenty of interest in their starting pitchers already this offseason, and the Cincinnati Reds are said to be among the teams who are exploring a ...
Intriguing non-tender free agents for Indians
Published On: Mon, Dec 03
Baseball is going through a weird shift right now as teams figure out if they are tearing down for the start of a rebuild, or going for it all with what they have left. The result i...
Trevor Bauer injured himself with his drone again
Published On: Mon, Dec 03
Indians starter Trevor Bauer once missed a playoff start because he cut his finger repairing one of his drones. Even that consequence hasna€™t stopped him from pursuing his hobby. B...
Jerseys Hats Shirts Sweatshirts

Name Pos
Yonder Alonso 1B
Rajai Davis CF
Edwin Encarnacion DH
Oliver Perez RP
Michael Brantley LF
Carlos Carrasco SP
Josh Donaldson 3B
Brad Hand RP
Corey Kluber SP
Melky Cabrera CF
See All Players