Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Like Really Sucks Newsbeat

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Replay can’t help Padres after confusing play at plate against Cardinals

But that’s what replay is for — to sort it all out. After a review lasting 4 minutes and 9 seconds, Davidson relayed the news: Amarista was still out. Black couldn’t believe it.

So this is where replay has led us.  Davidson barely makes a call.  He seemingly has no idea what happened and is pretty much on his way to the headset as soon as the play is over.  Everyone stands around while they watch replays that can’t definitively settle the issue.  So they stick with the original call which was made with all the conviction of someone ordering dinner off a menu written in Swahili.  We still get the manager argument, so more wasted time.

In the end, the only thing we no for sure is something we already knew: Bob Davidson sucks.

Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: August 16, 2014 at 04:09 AM | 31 comment(s)
  Beats: like really sucks, replay sucks

 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Kiko Sakata
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 1-30-2015
(38 - 9:44am, Jan 31)
Last: AndrewJ

NewsblogOT: Soccer January 2015
(397 - 9:38am, Jan 31)
Last: frannyzoo

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - January 2015
(1692 - 9:34am, Jan 31)
Last: PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth)

NewsblogHow Has BABIP Held Up as Leaguewide Offense Slides Ever Lower? | Banished to the Pen
(39 - 9:29am, Jan 31)
Last: Steve Parris, Je t'aime

NewsblogIs old school Pat Gillick the right man for his new job?
(25 - 8:59am, Jan 31)
Last: PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth)

NewsblogWhere does the Mets' future lay? A look at the farm system and prospects | NJ.com
(1 - 8:51am, Jan 31)
Last: PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth)

NewsblogOT - Politics January 2015 - Mario Cuomo, New York Governor and Minor League Ballplayer, Dies at 82
(4259 - 8:25am, Jan 31)
Last: GordonShumway

NewsblogBaseball's Choice: Change or Die | VICE Sports
(35 - 7:47am, Jan 31)
Last: God

NewsblogPitchfork: Jack White Gets His Own Baseball Card
(254 - 7:38am, Jan 31)
Last: GregD

NewsblogOT: NFL/NHL thread
(11735 - 5:26am, Jan 31)
Last: Win Big Stein's Money

NewsblogMinor League Legend Rocky Bridges Dies at 87
(14 - 2:41am, Jan 31)
Last: Bourbon Samurai

NewsblogFangraphs: Last Year’s Minor-League WAR Leaders, If That Existed
(20 - 9:57pm, Jan 30)
Last: Infinite Joost (Voxter)

NewsblogManfred talks pace, players and plans as he takes office | FOX Sports
(9 - 9:38pm, Jan 30)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogOmar Minaya to leave San Diego Padres, join MLBPA as special adviser
(6 - 9:25pm, Jan 30)
Last: Cargo Cultist

NewsblogMake relievers face more than 1 batter for faster game, more runs | FOX Sports
(269 - 9:10pm, Jan 30)
Last: Joe Bivens, Minor Genius

Page rendered in 1.0928 seconds
47 querie(s) executed