Bruce Bochy rips MLB replay after loss to White Sox: ‘It’s embarrassing, really’

The White Sox rallied for 3 runs within the backside of the eighth inning on Tuesday to steal a win from the Texas Rangers.

Steal a win they definitely did.

Heading into the underside of the eighth, a few lengthy balls from Eloy Jiménez and Elvis Andrus helped the White Sox to 4 runs, and a few dangerous outings from Keynan Middleton and Aaron Bummer helped the Rangers to 6.

Andrus singled residence two runs to tie the sport and ended up at second base to set the stage for a Zach Remillard go-ahead RBI. Remillard held up his finish of the cut price with a single, however a reasonably excellent throw from Travis Jankowski in left subject nailed Andrus on the plate. After overview, it was dominated that Rangers catcher Jonah Hein violated the home-plate collision rule, and the decision was overturned.

Hey, it counts within the win column simply in addition to every other.

Rangers supervisor Bruce Bochy, who was ejected after the decision was flipped, let all of it out postgame.

“For that decision to be made, I’m dumbfounded,” Bochy mentioned. “It’s completely one of many worst calls I’ve ever seen and it was achieved by replay. I simply do not get it. I do not care what number of occasions they’re going to attempt to clarify it. You’ll be able to’t try this in that state of affairs. It is a disgrace. It is embarrassing, actually.

“There was by no means any contact with the catcher. It was a sweep tag. I do not get it. I actually do not. Once more, I am shocked.”

White Sox Supervisor Pedro Grifol kind of shrugged his shoulders concerning the ordeal.

“I actually haven’t seen this overview,” Grifol mentioned. “The one factor I can say is that we challenged each. We challenged the play on the plate and blocking the plate. …

“… In the event you’re on the plate, I believe they’re going to name you for a violation. Nevertheless, I haven’t seen this specific play.”

The White Sox will strive for a collection win towards the Rangers Wednesday evening with Michael Kopech on the bump.

Hopefully they received’t want extra film magic to safe a win.

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