There will be one major change this year at the College World Series. Instant replay.
NCAA Vice President of Football and Baseball Dennis (Pope) Poppe saying last year's home run by Florida's Brian Johnson - which was wrongly ruled a double, is the cause of the change to this year's CWS.
"We will be implementing instant replay and yes it was as a result of the home run, no-home run that happened last year, said Dennis Poppe, NCAA Vice President of Football and Baseball. "We looked at that and tried to make sure that we would avoid that."
Only the umpire crew chief will decide if a review will be used to determine if a ball is a home run, foul or was interfered with by a fan.
The College World Series begins Friday at the beautiful TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. UCLA and Stony Brook start things off at 5 p.m. Florida State and Arizona will follow at 9.
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