An Examination of MLB Play Call Challenges

By Anne C. Marx Scheuerell and David B. Marx

This article was published in the Spring 2019 Baseball Research Journal.

The replay review system has changed Major League Baseball. The goal of the instant replay system was to reduce the impact of umpire error, while minimizing the time needed to review plays. In this paper, the authors will examine the effects that replay review has had on the game and its strategies. The replay review system has changed Major League Baseball. The goal of the instant replay system was to reduce the impact of umpire error, while minimizing the time needed . . .

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