Originally Posted by slavko
Hawk wasn't "over the top" about Hernandez, so he might get off. Stats freaks will tell you that 1 in 5 bang-bang calls are gotten wrong. That was one of them. Some of the bullpen underachievers did OK tonight. Let's hope Paulie's power comes back. The contact certainly has.
I really have a problem classifying that as a "bang-bang" play. Alex was clearly safe. If you can't get that call right you should not be umpiring Major League Baseball games.