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Selig will issue statement on blown call today

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is involved in high-level discussions regarding Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga's near-perfect game and whether anything can and should be done to reverse umpire Jim Joyce's blown call that deprived Galarraga of immortality.

Selig will have a statement today, sources said, though it's uncertain whether any ruling will be made today regarding the situation.

The early read is that it probably isn't likely to reverse the call, but MLB powers are considering it.

Joyce's admittedly blown call at first base cost Galarraga a perfect game in his 3-0 victory over the Indians last night.

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The missed call has re-raised the issue of expanded instant replay, as well. Selig has in the past been against the expansion of instant replay.