Monday, May 5, 2014
MLB Instant Replay Review 228-29: Buckminster (4-5)
In the 9th, with none out and one on, Astros baserunner R1 Dexter Fowler attempted to steal second base off Tigers catcher Alex Avila, who threw to shortstop Andrew Romine as Fowler arrived at second base. Upon Replay Review as the result of a challenge by Astros Manager Porter, Buckminster's ruling was upheld, the call was correct. At the time of the review, the Tigers were leading, 2-0. The Tigers ultimately won the contest, 2-0.
This is Seth Buckminster (67)'s fourth, fifth Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is Crew Chief Mike Winters' 13th, 14th supervised Replay Review of the 2014 season.
This is the 228th, 229th Instant Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is Astros Manager Bo Porter's 6th, 7th Replay Review of 2014.
Umpires are now 123/229 (.537 Affirmation Rate) in Replay Reviews during the 2014 MLB season.
Wrap: Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers, 5/5/14
Video: Play overturned; Porter wins a challenge and cuts down Kinsler stealing in the 5th (HOU)
Video: Play stands; Porter loses his challenge in the 9th as Buckminster goes 1-for-2 (HOU)