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Nobody’s perfect: Jim Joyce and the blown call

So the Commissioner of Baseball has announced his decision, just a little while ago:

Commissioner Bud Selig will not reverse call that cost Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game.

Selig says Major League Baseball will look at expanded replay and umpiring, but not the botched call Wednesday night.

Umpire Jim Joyce says he made a mistake on what would’ve been the final out in Detroit, where the Tigers beat Cleveland 3-0. The umpire personally apologized to Galarraga.

For myself, I think that Bud Selig’s call is exactly the wrong one. Continue reading Nobody’s perfect: Jim Joyce and the blown call