Umpire Marty Foster's terrible 'strike three' call

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Umpire Marty Foster's terrible 'strike three' call

Post by dead_poet » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:42 am

Wow.
Umpire Marty Foster later admitted he was wrong, but his contrition mattered little to the Tampa Bay Rays, who found themselves on the bad end of a worse call in a 5-4 loss Monday night to the Texas Rangers. Just listening to the descriptions by the radio/TV guys in the highlight reel tells you everything you need to know.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKD2400suUA
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Re: Umpire Marty Foster's terrible 'strike three' call

Post by PurpleMustReign » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:54 am

Further proving my theory that umpires and officials can and will end a game whenever and however they want. I still think Jim Joyce should have been suspended for a week without pay for his call at the end of that perfect game a few years back. If i screwed up that badly in my job i would probably be fired.
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Re: Umpire Marty Foster's terrible 'strike three' call

Post by RandallioCobb18 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:25 am

Disgusting. Refs suck. I hope him and whatever ref that was (Cant remember his name) that messed up that call in Seattle never find jobs as officials again, do your #### job and do it right.
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