Home Run Derby in 3D?

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Maury Brown reports that the 2010 Home Run Derby will be televised in 3D:

“We are always looking for ways to augment the viewing experience for
fans watching MLB telecasts,” said Chris Tully, Major League Baseball
Senior Vice President, Broadcasting.  “The State Farm Home Run Derby is
a unique event for a 3D telecast since it has all of the prestige of an
MLB Jewel Event and the event’s format allows for more creativity in
how it is shot for television.”

I’m an old, frightened and confused man, so maybe someone who actually pays attention to technology can explain to me how 3D will enhance an event that shows us near-static pictures of baseballs flying over a fence.  Wouldn’t an event that actually has a lot of moving parts and changing backgrounds — like, say, football — be a better subject for the 3D treatment?

Andrew Miller leaves game with a bum hamstring

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Indians reliever Andrew Miller left last night’s game against the Cubs with left hamstring tightness.

Miller threw just two pitches before clutching his leg and leaving the field. He’s day-to-day for now — and manager Terry Francona noted that he had a similar injury a few years back and only missed a few days — but hamstring injuries can be anywhere from annoying to serious, so nothing definitive will be said by the club until he undergoes an MRI. Given how critical he is to the Indians, who are likely postseason bound, figure that the team will err on the side of caution with a DL sting regardless.

Miller has yet to allow a run in ten innings of work.