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MLB is on the case, so count on nothing changing

I mentioned in this space last night that A’s manager Bob Melvin earlier this season had been hyping the idea of addition video replay for baseball, specifically “boundary calls,’’ fair or foul down the lines.

It’s safe to say he’s backing off that in the wake of Wednesday’ video denial by the umpiring crew of a game-tying Adam Rosales home run that was clear to anyone with video access hit off the railing above the left field wall.

The umpires said the video was inconclusive, ruled Rosales had only a double and instead of a 4-4 tie, the A’s wound up with a 4-3 loss.

Asked about expanding replay Thursday morning, Melvin was preaching a different sermon.

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