Monday, May 19, 2014

MLB Instant Replay Review 314: Sean Barber (04)

Instant Replay Review confirmed 1B Umpire Sean Barber's out call in the top of the 5th inning of the White Sox-Royals game. With one out and one on, White Sox batter Alexei Ramirez hit a 0-0 changeup from Royals pitcher Jason Vargas on the ground to first baseman Eric Hosmer, who threw to pitcher Jason Vargas as Ramirez slid headfirst into first base. Upon Replay Review as the result of a challenge by White Sox Manager Robin Ventura, Barber's ruling was affirmed, the call was correct. At the time of the review, the Royals were leading, 6-5. The White Sox ultimately won the contest, 7-6.

This is Sean Barber (29)'s fourth Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is Crew Chief Tom Hallion's seventh supervised Replay Review of the 2014 season.

This is the 314th Instant Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is White Sox Manager Robin Ventura's 11th Replay Review of 2014.
Umpires are now 163/314 (.519 Affirmation Rate) in Replay Reviews during the 2014 MLB season.

Wrap: Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals, 5/19/14
Video: Play confirmed; Headfirst slide into first hurts Sox as replay confirms Barber's out call (CWS)


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