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The New York Mets Steal One from the Braves

Published by on May 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

At the risk of sounding like a spoiled fan, I must say that this might have been the worst call I've seen all year.

I'm referring to the blatantly obvious Carlos Beltran "stolen base" in the bottom of the ninth.

If third-base umpire, Greg Gibson, makes the correct call, Mike Gonzalez gets the save, and the Braves are going for the sweep tomorrow.

But no, Gibson screwed the call to pieces. And as a result, Beltran, scores the tying run on a sacrifice fly a few pitches later.

Then Beltran comes up in the bottom of the tenth and gets a ball-four call, with the bases loaded for the win.

Now I will say, Jeff Bennett did not deserve the call since he could not find the strike z...

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