Found May 02, 2012 on Fangraphs:
In today’s Rockies-Dodgers game, Jerry Hairston hit a groundball to third base. The throw pulled Todd Helton off the bag. Strike that – the throw pulled Todd Helton out of the vicinity of the bag. Tim Welke still called Hairston out. Here’s a screengrab of where Helton was when he caught it. ...

Colorado Rockies walk off behind Jason Giambi's blast

Giambi provided the walk off blast to give the Rockies a big win.Talk about drama.Jason Giambi delivered a 3-run walk-off home run to straight away center field to give the Colorado Rockies a 8-5 win and a series victory over the first place Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field.The home run came after the Rockies had clawed their way to an early lead behind home...

Admit it, these Colorado Rockies are better than you expected

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Tim Welke makes one of the worst calls in the history of bad calls in favor of the Rockies

This makes you wonder if the MLB should be hiring umpires with better eyesight. Watching the officiating in baseball can sometimes be so frustrating that you want to smash your TV. There has been no call worse than the one against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday though. If you want to watch a video of it you have to go here because the MLB is on top of ripping every single...

Is Tulo Unclutch on Defense, Too?

In Wednesday’s game between the Dodgers and Rockies, Colorado led 2-1 heading into the 8th inning. The Dodgers scored two in the top of the 8th, the Rockies answered with three in the bottom of the inning, and the game went to the 9th with the Rockies up 5-to-3. L.A. had runners on first and second, with two outs, and Dee Gordon at the plate. On a 2-2 pitch, Gordon hit one into...

Umpire calls Dodgers player out when he was clearly safe

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The worst call in the history of the world

Remember the call in the Armando Galarraga perfect game from a couple years ago? That was at least a bang-bang play. Check out this call by first base umpire Tim Welke, which was much, much worse. Jerry Hairston grounds it to third baseman Chris Nelson, who makes a nice diving stop and throws over to Todd Helton at first. Not only does Hairston appear to beat the throw to the bag...

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Tim Welke, "Out!"

MLB umpire Tim Welke, Dodgers-Rockies game yesterday. It may have gone a bit like this: He was out! He was safe! You idiot! He was out! All right, you're out of here! ... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

The Day In Pictures

This afternoon, Tim Welke gave us this. This evening, the Braves and Phillies <http: //>gave us this. Source: FanGraphs Then, in the wee hours of the night, Jered Weaver gave us this. Baseball!

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Umpire Tim Welke made a laughably bad call in the Dodgers/Rockies game Wednesday. Welke called Jerry Hairston out at first, even though Todd Helton caught the ball at least 3 feet off the bag. Deadspin has it if you haven't seen it. Here's the thing though, from his angle Welke really might have thought Helton was still on the bag. Hard to tell, but it's definitely in...
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