ST. LOUIS A crazy ending to the Cardinals-Royals game Friday night at Busch Stadium had players in the home clubhouse lobbying for additional instant replay to be added to the game.
The Cardinals lost 3-2 when Tyler Greene was called out at home plate to end the game after attempting to score the tying run on a pair of overthrows. But the call may not have been correct.
Home plate umpire Alan Porter ruled Greene out despite a replay that appeared to show his foot crossing home plate before the tag from Royals catcher Humberto Quintero was applied to his chest.
"I know it's a close play but I thought I got in there," Greene said before seeing a shot at the replay. "I felt like he tagged me up here and I thought I got my foot in.
"It's a tough call but the call has been made. Just from my perspective I knew it was close but I thought I got my foot in there."
Asked for his thoughts on the close play to end the game, Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse replied, "Close? Until we get repl...