Ump's call leads to galling defeat fo...

Ump's call leads to galling defeat for Marlins

There are 1 comment on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Apr 23, 2008, titled Ump's call leads to galling defeat for Marlins. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

“This game, one call can go bad”

Drop this loss in the one-bad-call-deserves-another file.

Umpires did both the Marlins and Pirates a disservice with incorrect calls Tuesday, but the one against the Marlins proved far more damaging in the 3-2 Pirates win at PNC Park.

The Marlins' couldn't overcome crew chief and first base umpire Mike Winters' botching of a pivotal play to sweep the two-game set and extend their winning streak to four. Winters called Hanley Ramirez out on what should have been a game-tying, infield single in the seventh. Read more

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Brookville, PA

#1 Apr 23, 2008
you don't know how damaging the call was to the pirates...maybe they would have gone on to score 5 more runs and then the run that didn't score for the marlins would not have tied the game.

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