They Got It Wrong
(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