Found October 24, 2013 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — And John Farrell didn’t even have to throw a red challenge flag. Second base umpire Dana DeMuth made a terrible call in the first inning of Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday. Fortunately for the Red Sox, the five other umpires joined DeMuth in reversing the call after Farrell came out to contest the initial ruling. It was a key moment in what was eventually an 8-1 win for the Red Sox. “There’s been some conferences, and I can’t say it’s too often, particularly in this setting. I haven’t been in this setting before,” Farrell said when asked if he’s ever had an argument work to that degreee. “But typically they’re probably going to stand pat with the decision that’s made in the moment. But like I said, they got the call right.” The reversal did indeed correct a wrong. David Ortiz hit a ground ball to second base in the first inning that had the potential to be an inning-ending double play. Cardinals shortstop Pete Kozma failed to catch Matt Carpenter‘s flip to second b
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