Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Replay Reviews 015-018: Tumpane, Davidson, Hirschbeck
This is John Tumpane (74)'s first Instant Replay Review of 2014.
This is Bob Davidson (61)'s third Instant Replay Review of 2014.
This is John Hirschbeck (17)'s first Instant Replay Review of 2014.
John Tumpane is now 0/1 (1.000 Affirmation Rate) in Instant Replay Reviews during 2014.
Bob Davidson is now 2/3 (.666 Affirmation Rate) in Instant Replay Reviews during 2014.
John Hirschbeck is now 1/1 (1.000 Affirmation Rate) in Instant Replay Reviews during 2014.
Crew Chief John Hirschbeck's crew is now 3/5 (.600 Affirmation %) in Replay Reviews during 2014.
Listed Replay Official Crew Chiefs: Larry Vanover, Jeff Kellogg.
*This is a reviewable play pursuant to MLB's Replay Review Regulations. Not reviewable is the umpire's judgment that a runner is clearly out on a force play at second base under the circumstances in which the defensive player may or may not have touched second base in his attempt to complete a double play and avoid a collision with the runner. All other elements of the call shall be subject to review, including whether the fielder caught the ball, had control of the ball, was drawn off the bag, or tagged the runner.
These are the 15th, 16th and 18th instant Replay Reviews of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
Cubs Manager Rick Renteria is now 1/3 (.333 Success) in Instant Replay Challenges/Requests in 2014.
Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle is now 1/2 (.500 Success) in Instant Replay Challenges/Requests in 2014.
Umpires are now 10/18 (.556 Accuracy) in Instant Replay Reviews during the 2014 MLB season.
Wrap: Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 4/2/14
Video: Play overturned; Replay Official deems Mercer did not voluntarily vacate second base (CHC)
Video: Play confirmed; Davidson's initial ruling of foul is upheld after challenge and review (PIT)
Video: Play confirmed; Renteria challenges extra-inning safe call to no avail, call stays (CHC)