NPB to introduce video challenge system

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 13, 2017

NPB to introduce video challenge system

Starting next season, managers in Japan will be able to request video reviews of calls on the field of play following a decision on Monday by Nippon Professional Baseball. Until now, video reviews were restricted to three plays, balls caught against an outfield wall or ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 20, 2016

NPB set to introduce revised collision rule

Nippon Professional Baseball's revised collision-prevention guidelines will be put into effect this week, the commissioner's office announced Wednesday. Starting on Friday, runners will be called out if they clearly initiate contact with fielders while trying to score, while runners whose path to home base is ...