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Baseball Opening Day (Night)
TV | 3/31/13 | mcenedo

Posted on 03/31/2013 6:02:01 PM PDT by mcenedo

1st game of the season is 2 1/2 innings old and umps have blown 2 calls already.

Replay shows guy clearly stealing second - called out.

Worse - fly to left center trapped, but batter called out. When the replay was shown, even the announcers were kind of embarrassed.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Sports
KEYWORDS: baseball; mlb
Oh well.
1 posted on 03/31/2013 6:02:01 PM PDT by mcenedo
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To: mcenedo

Interleague Play, Interleague Play all season, 2 wildcards, Steroids, Brewers in the national league, Astros in the American

But no re-play

Bud Selig suxxxxxxxxx


2 posted on 03/31/2013 6:05:09 PM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: mcenedo

162 game regular season. Blown calls aren’t such a big deal.


3 posted on 03/31/2013 6:07:01 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: mcenedo

Interleage play + unbalanced schedule + plus the wild card = several of the teams in the playoffs probably don’t belong there.


4 posted on 03/31/2013 6:08:24 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: mcenedo

I guess there is a reply video?


5 posted on 03/31/2013 6:08:56 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: mcenedo

A trapped ball is difficult to tell as is a short hop if it is really close. I short hopped one from left field in a really big game and the Ump called an out. The short stop came out and asked me if I short hopped it and I said that I had. He said that is fine as it is the umps responsibility to make the call and it is not your fault if he misses.


6 posted on 03/31/2013 6:09:18 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: jjotto
Yeah, but they are rarely as obvious as these two.

And this is the MLB opener so a little more significant that a midseason game.

7 posted on 03/31/2013 6:10:56 PM PDT by mcenedo (lying liberal media - our most dangerous and powerful enemy)
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To: jjotto

Blown calls are part of the game.


8 posted on 03/31/2013 6:14:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: mcenedo

The worst call I have ever seen was around 1990 in the College World Series. Oklahoma State vs Georgia Southern.

The Georgia Southern batter hit a 2 run homer and the ump nearest the ball called that it bounced out. giving the batter a grounds rule double.

Everyone in the stadium knew what happened except that ump. I never did understand why the other umps didn’t call a conference and tell that ump he missed it. There is no rule that they can’t.

Anyway OSU won by 1 run totally due to a bad call.


9 posted on 03/31/2013 6:15:33 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: mcenedo

Could be worse....Barack could have shown up in his mommy jeans and lobbed a ball, worse than a little gurl, toward home plate.


10 posted on 03/31/2013 7:03:40 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome

No, he is still doing his bows at the NCAA’s. Expect to see him at the league playoffs or World Series.


11 posted on 03/31/2013 7:18:27 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: jjotto

They blew the infield fly in the playoffs. Under their ruling, all fly balls could be automatic outs.

Baseball blows.


12 posted on 03/31/2013 7:37:45 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: qam1
The Astros are undefeated since moving to the American League, so maybe that's what they needed.

There was something nonsensical about one league having more teams that the other. The Brewers should have stayed in the AL. To fix the problem, they should have been moved back.

13 posted on 03/31/2013 9:33:46 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: BluesDuke
This thread made me think of you, BD

Shame tho .. back in the day in here a good baseball thread would usually get pretty lengthy .. somethin' else we've lost, apparently     d8^(

14 posted on 04/01/2013 7:39:52 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: mcenedo

Rangers are going to suck this year, big time.


15 posted on 04/01/2013 7:40:26 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mcenedo

Might want to start paying attention to the Rangers-’Stros game.


16 posted on 04/02/2013 6:41:27 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mcenedo

Yu is perfect through six.


17 posted on 04/02/2013 6:51:50 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Yu is six outs away!


18 posted on 04/02/2013 7:17:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mcenedo

Yu Darvish is now three outs away from a perfect game!


19 posted on 04/02/2013 7:40:01 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

24 up; 24 down. Bottom of the order up for the Astros in the bottom of the ninth.


20 posted on 04/02/2013 7:44:52 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: dfwgator
ESPN finally noticed...they had some women's basketball nonsense on their front page until a few minutes ago. Perhaps if Yu was pitching for Boston or New York he'd get some coverage...

Weaver vs. Darvish this coming Sunday on national television...can Darvish pitch like this against the Angel lineup?

21 posted on 04/02/2013 7:51:43 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

Dang it, one more batter.......


22 posted on 04/02/2013 7:58:28 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Damn shame...


23 posted on 04/02/2013 8:11:47 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

That’s the story of the Rangers, always one out away.


24 posted on 04/02/2013 8:13:01 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Quite a few people rubbing that point in on the chat boards...


25 posted on 04/02/2013 8:22:01 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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