Found July 09, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
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During the sixth inning of the first game of the Red Sox-Yankees double-header on Saturday, David Ortiz was doubled off at first base after Andruw Jones made a nice catch in the left field corner on an Adrian Gonzalez fly ball. The relay throw to Mark Teixeira came in high and pulled him off the bag, but the umpire ruled that his foot was still touching it when he caught the ball. As expected, most of Fenway Park booed the call. The scoreboard operator then chose to — gasp — show the replay. The replay revealed that it was a bang-bang play that probably could have gone either way. Naturally, Red Sox fans booed even louder. According to ESPNBoston.com, the MLB called the Red Sox to scold them for violating the league’s policy on not showing replays of close calls. Allowing fans to see a close call a second time could “incite the crowd.” More importantly, it might serve as a form of accountability for the guys in blue. What’s even more sad is that the umpires reportedly called the lea...
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