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The MLB is now taking steps to expand it's instant replay system.

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The MLB is now taking steps to expand it's instant replay system.  MLB will implement a challenge system similar to that used in the NFL, this is according to the Associate Press.

The changes will reportedly be finalized at the owners' meetings this coming November where a 75 percent vote is needed for approval so expect them in time for next season.

Via the AP:

Managers will be allowed two challenges over the first six innings of games and one after the seventh inning. Calls that are challenged will be reviewed by a crew in MLB headquarters in New York City, which will make the final ruling.

John Schuerholz, Braves president and member of the replay committee, says the umpires are collectively on board with the change. He also said that 89 percent of incorrect calls would be reviewable. There's no specific word on whether or not this includes balls and strikes.

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