There’s plenty being said about Joyce’s missed call that cost Galarraga his perfect game. And the noisy Joe West is getting regular press this season between his unsolicited comments about the Yanks and Sox as well as his tiff with White Sox’s Ozzie Guillen.
But I want to go back to last fall and McClelland’s crack-smoking during game four of the 2009 ALCS.
Watch this clip, look up the other two, and tell me something isn’t entirely remiss here. What is going on with the umpires?
I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I’m ready for instant replay or a change of the rules regarding appeals.