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stinkdified wrote:So uh...yeah, apparently the Westboro Church is going to be picketing games 3 and 4...should be interesting.
abc789987 wrote:stinkdified wrote:So uh...yeah, apparently the Westboro Church is going to be picketing games 3 and 4...should be interesting.
Best if everyone would just ignore those trolls...
glen a richter wrote:BoSox 1, Cardinals 1, Umpires 1... heading into game 4.
cardsfan04 wrote:The call last night was absolutely correct. When I saw it happen in real time, I immediately looked to see if Joyce would call it. When he pointed, I started celebrating. And, I think it's a good rule too. Here's why. It's not a punishment for the defense. It's not like a 5 yard penalty for being offside or anything. The sole purpose of the rule is to make the runner whole. There was nothing Middlebrooks could have done, but that doesn't (and shouldn't) matter. When the ball went into the OF, the game was effectively over. Without being tripped up, Craig scores easily, which is what the rule is trying to rectify.
It sucks for Boston. It really does, but they didn't lose the game on obstruction. They lost it on an errant throw. And let's not forget, the only reason Middlebrooks was in Craig's way at all is because of the awful throw that his teammate made.
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