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Trevor Cahill Can’t Make Up for Umpire James Hoye’s Terrible Ball Call

Published by on May 22, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

There's a thing about young pitchers; if there's a bad call by the man calling balls and strikes then it can immediately effect them.

The perfect example was in tonight's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with the game tied 1-1 an it the top of the fifth inning and one out.

The second worst hitter in the National League, Chris Young, is up at the plate. Cahill has Young in a 1-2 count. Cahill throws Young a 80 miles-per-hour change up on the outside corner of the plate.

It was the perfect pitch, because he had Young fooled by the pitch and he didn't even bother swinging. Umpire James Hoye blatantly misses the strike call. Apparently to Hoye he felt that it was a little low?

So, the co...

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