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Call Reversal

A call reversal based on a video challenge happened in the Marlins-Mets game at Citi Field on April 18, 2015. In the top of the third, the Marlins had Adeiny Hechavarria on second base and two outs when Dee Gordon hit a slow bouncer to Mets’ shortstop Wilmer Flores. Gordon was called out at first base […]

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Umpires’ Incorrect Call Jeopardizes Players

Umpires’ Incorrect Call Jeopardizes Players When a replay challenge initiates a call reversal that requires the umpires to arbitrarily place the base runners, one would think that common sense would dictate the umpires’ decision since the umpire’s incorrect call can place either team in jeopardy. Take what happened at the Great American Ball Park on […]

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Hamels Incorrectly Called for Balk (2015)

It appears that the umpires, broadcasters and opposing manager all dropped the ball regarding an appeal play situation that occurred in the top of the fifth inning of the Astros-Rangers game played on September 14, 2015. Here is what happened. Jake Marisnick doubled with one out. While rounding first base, he stumbled, touching the base […]