Originally Posted by SOXPHILE
Let 'em. It absolutely was the correct call. ESPN will probably be the ones to be melodramatic about it, and discuss the play nine ways till Sunday, debating if the call was right, seeing as it went against their house team.
It was, the rule is " would he have had a reasonable chance to score?", and based on the fact he was held up for a couple seconds and Middlebrooks raised his legs on purpose to slow him down there is no doubt. It even looked blatant and was called immediately.