I was happy to see Matheny get kicked out. I've been wondering how he would handle situations like that given his way of doing things. The fire was nice to see.
I umpired for 13 years I think and know that calls are going to be missed. But those two are inexcusable. They aren't difficult calls to make. Plays at home plate are frequently difficult because you line up at a 45 degree angle behind the plate, but there are more angles for a player to come in than other bases. But, that was pretty straight forward and should have been right in his line of sight. Steals at 2B are also sometimes difficult because you're calling a tag play with the play between you and the base. But that one looked super obvious.
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