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Cincinnati Reds have the league's highest success rate with replay reviews

ST. LOUIS – Bo Thompson doesn’t wear a uniform or sit in the dugout during games, but he saved the Cincinnati Reds a run during their game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.

Thompson’s title is manager of advanced scouting, but the way he directly impacts games is managing the Reds’ replay reviews. The Reds have been the most successful team in the Majors at overturning calls with a 69% success rate in 42 challenges, according to Close Call Sports’ statistics.

“The fact that we have success in that area,” Reds manager David Bell said, “it’s all Bo, really.