While much of the nation remains limited due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball is moving forward with some sort of confidence.
This year, the league is certain that they will have a full 160+ game season. They believe that, at least as some point, they’ll have fans in most of the stands. And, since they’ve endured whatever financial losses that last year brought them, there is a renewed sense of budgetary optimism wafting over several of these organizations.
But, at the same time as we are enthralled with the idea that baseball is back, we have to accept that our once-coveted MLB staff are a little rusty.
Take the end of the Braves/Phillies matchup on Sunday night, for instance.
He never touched the plate, are you kidding????? @MLBUAtake our poll - story continues below
— Davis Walker (@DWalkFTW) April 12, 2021
Clear, incontrovertible, evidence that he never touched the plate! Terrible call and review! https://t.co/hEFLDKdQT1
— David Sullivan (@dksullivan) April 12, 2021
In what world is this safe? He never touched the plate!pic.twitter.com/ncMYVIzZma
— EgotasticSports (@EgotasticSports) April 12, 2021
This angle clearly shows he never touched the plate. I will take it being a Phillies fan but terrible call. How does MLB not have this angle? https://t.co/9voT6xdZ7r
— Mike Owens (@PhillyBirdHead) April 12, 2021
Sports fans the nation over will likely be discussing this call for days to come.
Become an insider!
Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.