You might have missed this last night. And who could blame you, since you were probably watching the Mets get bludgeoned with a blow-up mallet by the White Sox, which is the equivalent of "living under a rock" that people would accuse you of if you have gotten this long without seeing what happened in last nights A's/Indians game:
So to sum up, Angel Hernandez had video evidence that Adam Rosales hit a home run ... not just a home run, a game tying home run with two outs in the f*cking ninth ... and still ruled that he hit a double. The A's lost 4-3 as Rosales never came around to score.
Major League Baseball released a statement:
"By rule, the decision to reverse a call by use of instant replay is at the sole discretion of the crew chief. In the opinion of Angel Hernandez, who was last night's crew chief, there was not clear and convincing evidence to overturn the decision on the field. It was a judgment call, and as such, it stands as final. "Home and away broadca...