|Gibson dons the headset for a review.|
Managers of both Arizona Fall League clubs involved in Tuesday's contest were encouraged to invoke instant replay challenges in an effort to facilitate the technology's testing phase.
Replay #1: Out (Upheld) / With none out and none on in the top of the 2nd inning of the Solar Sox-Rafters game, Angels prospect CJ Cron hit a ground ball to Cardinals minor leaguer Jacob Wilson, who threw to first base as Cron arrived. Initially ruled an out by 1B Umpire Sean Barber and challenged by Solar Sox manager Bill Richardson, the call was upheld after instant replay review, relayed via headset to Gibson. QOC = Correct / Video: Out call stands after first expanded replay review
Replay #2: Out (Upheld) / With none out and none on in the top of the 4th inning, Tyler Collins ran past first base as pitcher Sam Gaviglio attempted to field a throw while tagging the bag with his foot. Initially ruled an out by U1 Barber, the call was upheld. QOC = Correct / Video: Out call upheld as Gaviglio able to find first with foot
Replay #3: Safe [Trap] (Upheld) / With none on and none out in the top of the 5th inning, Matt Skole's leadoff single to left fielder Tim Wheeler, initially ruled a trap (no catch) by 3B Umpire Pat Hoberg was upheld upon instant replay review. QOC = Correct / Video: No catch call stands after first non-bases replay review
Replay #4: Out (Upheld) / With one out and one on in the bottom of the 8th inning, Gaurneau hit a ground ball to third, arriving at first base as Cron picked the throw out of the dirt. Initially ruled an out by U1 Barber, the call was upheld. QOC = Correct / Video: Final review of the game upholds out at first
Final tally, expanded instant replay Game 1: 4 Challenged Plays / 4 Upheld Calls = 100% Upheld Rate.