Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/25/13
At this point, it may be more surprising when a week goes by without a terrible call by an MLB umpire. The latest gaffe might have been the worst of all. On Friday, the Texas Rangers were attempting to pull off a 3-6-3 double play in the second inning when pitcher Justin Grimm stepped in front of first baseman Mitch Moreland to intercept the ball. First base umpire Jeff Nelson thought Moreland caught the ball and ruled batter Jesus Sucre out. Seattle manager Eric Wedge immediately came out to argue the ruling, but even he didn't know what had happened on the field. Wedge told MLB.com after the game that he was arguing that Moreland pulled his foot off the bag. "Everybody's just focused on the bag," Wedge said. "I thought he came off the bag. That's what I was out there arguing. And then I come to find out later, with the replay, that he didn't even catch the ball. ... It would have been a much bigger argument if I had known that at the time, no doubt about it." No one comes out ...
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