December 12, 2019

Franco Misses Home, Called Safe Anyway

On a play at the plate that involves a "no tag, no touch," the umpire is expected to make no signal. In a recent MLB game in Los Angeles where the Dodgers hosted the Phillies, this play happened. When Maikel Franco attempted to score on a base hit, he missed the plate, but the Dodger catcher also missed the tag. Poor umpiring mechanics influenced the Dodgers not to appeal the play and it cost them a run.

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