Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 6/16/12
"That's part of baseball. I couldn't actually see where the tag was, but I said (to Timmons), 'You know, he touched home plate with his hand.' I don't know if he was in position to see that right away. He said, no, he saw it." (Davey Johnson, via MASNSports.com, 6/16/2012) Yankees 5, Nationals 3 (14 innings): Tyler Moore scores go-ahead run in the 8th (video here) on Adam LaRoche's blooper. And home plate umpire Tim Timmons (despite being right on top of the play) blew the call. See screencap (via MASN/TV) above. Hate to blame the umps when the Nats did almost nothing to help themselves offensively, but... This one never should have come down to The Embedded Phillie Brad Lidge in a tie game; game over as soon as the bullpen door opened in the 14th. Bryce Harper goes 0-7, 5 K, ends game on 1st pitch swinging ground out. Apparently not in the mood for clown questions, doesn't talk to reporters after the game. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follo...
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