Originally Posted by Black Joker
What is with the umps these past couple of days? They let the Astros make a fairly obviously illegal pitching change last night.
"Astros manager Bo Porter called lefty Wesley Wright out of the bullpen to replace Paul Clemens in the seventh inning. The Angels countered by pinch-hitting for their left-handed batter with a right-hander. Wright didn't throw a pitch before Porter came back out and called for a right-handed reliever."
The Angels played under protest and won, but still.
Seriously...it's just ridiculous. The Astros pitching change was unbelievable, I mean, those are basic rules and the Umpires didn't even know the rules, those umpires are utterly incompetent.