DPS: MLB executive Joe Torre talks to Dan Patrick about instant replay in baseball. Torre says that the game isn't perfect, but there are limits as to what instant replay should be used for. He draws the line at using it for balls and strikes.
HBT Daily: Kay Adams and Craig Calcaterra talk about the poor early-season performances of Cy Young winners R.A. Dickey and David Price. Calcaterra also gives the MLB umpires a grade for their poor officiating in recent games.
HBT Daily: Roy Halladay has remained optimistic despite facing shoulder surgery, but HBT’s Craig Calcaterra is uncertain the starter can return to the Doc of old. Calcaterra also advocates for a fifth umpire in the booth to review all replays, but says the MLB has additional issues to resolve.
The Toronto Blue Jays overcame a seven run deficit against the Tampa Bay Rays last night. MLB analyst Craig Calcaterra doesn't think Rays closer Fernando Rodney or manager Joe Maddon deserves to take the blame. It was just an impressive comeback.
HBT Extra: Kay Adams and Craig Calcaterra talk about a recent column by Joe Posnanski that suggests baseball should eliminate the postseason. Craig says that while Posnanski makes a good argument, there is too much money to be made for MLB to get rid of the postseason.
DPS: MLB Network's Harold Reynolds joins Dan Patrick on the first Monday of the 2013 MLB season. He touches on the new Elvis Andrus contract and his thoughts on the upcoming year including his prediction that the Rays won't be in playoff contention.
Check out some of the best images from the 2013 MLB season.
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig attends a news conference at MLB headquarters on November 22, 2011 in New York City. Selig announced a new five-year labor agreement between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21: Baseball Hall of Famer George Brett completes an All-Star Game Ballot during his visit to the MLB Fan Cave Monday, May 21, 2012, at Broadway and 4th Street in New York City.