Replay in, collisions out? Marlon Byrd to Phillies

Published on NewsOK Modified: November 12, 2013 at 8:14 pm •  Published: November 12, 2013
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Home plate collisions could become a thing of the past, along with blown calls on the bases.

As the offseason market for trades and free-agent signings gets underway, Major League Baseball is considering some pretty radical changes for next season.

Expanded instant replay for umpires' calls is virtually certain to be in place by opening day, and there's a chance a rule could be adopted to prevent runners from bowling over catchers at the plate.