Friday, July 4, 2014
MLB Replay Reviews 652-653: Tim Timmons (12-13)
In the 9th, with none out and three on, Marlins batter Christian Yelich hit a fly ball to left fielder Matt Holliday, who dropped and deflected the ball to center fielder Jon Jay as Marlins baserunner R1 Reed Johnson advanced to and R2 Donovan Solano retreated to second base before running to third. Upon Replay Review as the result of a challenge by Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny, Timmons' ruling was affirmed, the call was correct.* At the time of the review, the Cardinals were leading, 3-1. The Cardinals ultimately won the contest, 3-2.
This is Tim Timmons (95)'s 12th, 13th Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is Crew Chief Tim Welke's 38th, 39th supervised Replay Review of the 2014 Season.
*Rule 7.08(h): Any runner is out when "He passes a preceding runner before such runner is out."
This is the 652nd, 653rd Instant Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is the St. Louis Cardinals' 17th ,18th Replay Review of 2014.
Umpires are now 339/653 (.519 Affirmation Rate) in Replay Reviews during the 2014 MLB season.
Wrap: Miami Marlins vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 7/4/14
Video: Play confirmed; Timmons' decision to leave the ball alive proves correct after replay (STL)
Video: Play confirmed; The lead slipping away, Matheny unsuccessfully challenges passage (STL)