TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule

Torre pretty hopeful of expanded video review in MLB in 2014

{eot}
The Canadian Press
10/6/2013 8:02:41 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

LOS ANGELES -- Joe Torre hopes baseball's expanded instant-replay system will be ready next season.

The MLB executive vice-president spoke about replay on Sunday before the Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the Atlanta Braves in Game 3 of their NL division series.

"We're not totally ready yet. We're getting closer and closer," Torre said. "I'm pretty hopeful we'll have it set for next year."

Managers would be allowed one challenge over the first six innings of a game and two from the seventh inning until conclusion.

Balls and strikes would not be reviewable, and challenged calls would be settled at MLB headquarters in New York after replays are viewed.

The issue of expanded replay came up during this series in the ninth inning of Game 2, which the Braves won 4-3.

Dodgers pinch-runner Dee Gordon attempted to steal second base. Gordon thought he was successful, but Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons scooped up the ball on a throw from catcher Gerald Laird and made the tag in one motion.

"I saw everything they showed me on TV and I know people were back in New York looking at stuff," Torre said. "They were not sure that when he caught the ball the glove didn't graze the uniform and then he reached back for him because he may not have known he tagged him (Gordon)."

The retired manager of the Dodgers and Yankees was asked if he'd be interested in replacing Bud Selig as baseball commissioner.

"If they had asked me to do something for the game I certainly would listen, but I have no aspirations to be commissioner," said Torre, who is 73. "I've got a significant job."

Umpires (Photo: Canadian Press)

zoom

(Photo: Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story
Vote IN the TSN KLONDIKE NHL POY SHOWDOWN!


Game 1: Red Wings at Bruins (TSN)

Tonight at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt

Game 2: Stars at Ducks (TSN)

Tonight at 10pm et/7pm pt


NHL on TSN Broadcast Schedule


Western Conference

(1) COL 1, (WC) MIN 0 (1) ANA 1, (WC) DAL 0
(2) STL 1, (3) CHI 0 (2) SJ 1, (3) LA 0


Eastern Conference

(1) BOS v (WC) DET (1) PIT 1, (WC) CLB 0
(2) TAM 0, (3) MON 1 (2) NYR 1, (3) PHI 0


Playoff Schedule/Game-By-Game Breakdown

NHL on TSN Playoff Fantasy Tracker


Canadian Corey Conners, a senior at Kent State, came as close as you can get at the U.S. Amateur Championship and nearly qualified for the Masters. More...

Spotlight on TSN Radio

TSN Radio 1260 - Edmonton

Tune in to hear all the latest sporting news coming out of Edmonton with an emphasis on the Oilers, Eskimos and Oil Kings.


TSN Radio 1290 - Winnipeg

The place to be for Winnipeg sports news, including the Jets, the Blue Bombers and the Goldeyes!


TSN Radio 1050 - Toronto

Listen in on everything you need to know about the Toronto sports scene, including Toronto FC, the Maple Leafs, the Raptors, the Argonauts, Blue Jays, Rock and Marlies.


TSN Radio 1200 - Ottawa

Get exclusive coverage of the Ottawa Senators and Ottawa Redblacks along with all the latest on the city's local sports teams.


TSN Radio 690 - Montreal

It's the one stop for all things Montreal, from the Canadiens to the Alouettes, the Impact and more!

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television