They Got It Wrong

They Got It Wrong

Umps make wrong call on J.D. Drew drive that went over the wall. The ball is the white spot within the circle on this NESN screenshot

(BDD Photo / NESN screenshot)

Umps Blow Easy Call on Drew Home Run Turned Double

Tito Tossed From Game, 3-0 Lead Taken Away
McClelland Simply Didn't Do His Job, But Offers This ...

"We all know that umpires make mistakes, not many, but they do happen. You have to understand that we have one chance to get it right, and I was calling it from three stories below. With runners on base, we were all looking in different directions." -- 7.20.07, Tim McClelland offering the lamest of excuses on one of the easiest home run calls ever... it's the bounce, stupid. By Gary Brown, Springfield Republican

Mike Port Says Umps Don't Have an Angle Out There?!?
And No Suspension for Tim McClelland, Mr Port?
After Tito Took the Time to Teach Him About the Wall?

"The replay indicated they did not rule correctly, but the replay is from an angle that people on the field don't have." -- 7.20.07, Mike Port, Theo's old boss, who as supervisor of umpires, makes an excellent assistant GM

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Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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