Thursday, May 8, 2014

MLB Instant Replay Review 246: Mark Ripperger (06)

Instant Replay Review confirmed HP Umpire Mark Ripperger's out call in the top of the 7th inning of the Rockies-Rangers game. With one out and one on, Rockies batter Charlie Blackmon hit a 1-2 fastball from Rangers pitcher Aaron Poreda on a fly ball to right fielder Alex Rios, who threw to catcher Robinson Chirinos as Rockies baserunner R3 Michael McKenry slid into home plate. Upon Replay Review as the result of a challenge by Rockies Manager Walt Weiss, Ripperger's ruling was affirmed, the call was correct. At the time of the review, the Rangers were leading, 3-0. The Rangers ultimately won the contest, 5-0.

This is Mark Ripperger (90)'s sixth Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is Crew Chief Gary Cederstrom's 14th supervised Replay Review of the 2014 season.

This is the 246th Instant Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is Rockies Manager Walt Weiss' 10th Replay Review of 2014.
Umpires are now 129/246 (.526 Affirmation Rate) in Replay Reviews during the 2014 MLB season.

Wrap: Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers, 5/8/14
Video: Play confirmed; Texas preserves the shutout on key double play at the plate (COL)


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