Wednesday, April 16, 2014

MLB Instant Replay Review 102: Tim Timmons (02)

Instant Replay Review upheld HP Umpire Tim Timmons' HBP call in the bottom of the 7th inning of the Athletics-Angels game. With none out and none on, Angels batter Chris Iannetta took a 1-2 curveball from A's pitcher Tommy Milone for a hit by pitch. Upon Instant Replay Review as the result of a challenge by Athletics Manager Bob Melvin, Timmons' ruling that the pitch in the dirt hit Iannetta's left foot was affirmed, the call was correct. At the time of the review, the A's were leading, 4-1. The Angels ultimately won the contest, 5-4, in 12 innings.

This is Tim Timmons (95)'s second Instant Replay Review of 2014.
Tim Timmons is now 2/2 (1.000 Affirmation Rate) in Replay Reviews in 2014.
Crew Chief Tim Welke's crew is now 6/6 (1.000 Affirmation Rate) in Replay Reviews in 2014.

This is the 102nd Instant Replay Review of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
Athletics Manager Bob Melvin is now 1/9 (.111 Success) in Instant Replay Reviews during 2014.
Umpires are now 66/102 (.647 Affirmation Rate) in Instant Replay Reviews during the 2014 MLB season.

Wrap: Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 4/16/14
Video: Play stands; Replay Officials confirm hit-by-pitch ruling to put Iannetta on base (OAK)


Lindsay said...

I think it's going to be especially difficult to overturn a hit batsman call on replay. It's tough enough to do In real time it's even worse on slowmo replay.

Lindsay said...

I agree 100%. They should play it in real time in order to hear it. The umpire doesn't usually see it, he listens for it.

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