Tuesday, May 20, 2014

MLB Instant Replay Review 318: Bill Welke (08)

Instant Replay Review upheld 1B Umpire Bill Welke's out call in the bottom of the 3rd inning of the Athletics-Rays game. With one out and three on, Rays batter Desmond Jennings hit a 3-2 fastball from A's pitcher Drew Pomeranz on the ground to shortstop Nick Punto, who threw to second baseman Eric Sogard to first baseman Brandon Moss and Jennings arrived at first base, Rays baserunner R1 Brandon Guyer out at second. Upon Replay Review as the result of a challenge by Rays Manager Joe Maddon, Welke's ruling was affirmed, the call was correct. At the time of the review, the A's were leading, 3-0. The A's ultimately won the contest, 3-0.

This is Bill Welke (52)'s eighth Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is Crew Chief Brian Gorman's 12th supervised Replay Review of the 2014 season.

This is the 318th Instant Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is Rays Manager Joe Maddon's 17th Replay Review of 2014.
Umpires are now 165/318 (.518 Affirmation Rate) in Replay Reviews during the 2014 MLB season.

Wrap: Oakland Athletics vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 5/20/14
Video: Play stands; Evidence to overturn safe/out call is inconclusive and Rays lose challenge (TB)


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