Expanded replay in MLB on hold

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    Center fielder Curtis Granderson raising his glove, hoping to convince an umpire that he made the catch. Jim Thome twisting his body, trying to coax a liner to kick up chalk.

    Those tricky calls aren't being farmed out to technology quite yet.

    Major League Baseball says expanded replay is out for this year, with the goal now to put the extra looks in play for 2013.

    Baseball had sought to increase video reviews this season to include trapped balls, fair-or-foul rulings down the lines and fan interference all over the ballpark.

    The additional replay required the approval of MLB and the unions representing the umpires and the players.

    Read more: http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/7682869/expanded-replay-mlb-put-hold-2013
     

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