43 thoughts on “MLB Worst Strike Calls

    1. Most of the pitches in this video were actually pretty close. “Behind the pitcher” is a pretty poor vantage point for being able to judge whether a ball is over the plate when it crosses the plate – especially in the case of breaking balls with lots of movement on them, which incidentally was most of the pitches in this video. That’s why the umpire isn’t standing behind the pitcher.

      Arguing balls and strikes with the home plate umpire has always been a quick way to get tossed out of the game.

    2. Andrew what? Doesnt Matter how close they are, a strike is a strike, a ball is a ball. These umps need to do their job correctly. Dane is right, he has every right to be upset.

    3. The point is when it’s that close of a call, you really can’t tell where you and I are sitting, nor really from the batter’s perspective. Especially when the ball has a lot of movement. That’s why balls and strikes are not review-able, and arguing about them almost always gets you tossed. You can even see on the fox trax for some of these that they were actually strikes when they crossed the plate.

  1. 14 faggots that all think somehow commenting first means they’ve succeeded in life. Reality is 14 people all haven’t been outside longer than 15 minutes in the past week. Have no job. Cant talk to women because they panic. Are disgustingly unhealthy and even their mothers are ashamed at the total waste of space they are. Congrats on your firsts. Queers

  2. some of them are borderline to being a strike. so just because the player complains doesn’t mean that it was a bad pitch that definitely should have been a ball

    1. some of them crossed the zone, which by definition is a strike, FOX trax showed some of them, despite where they’re caught, as crossing in the zone above the plate, and are strikes.

    2. man boy And it’s a pretty well established fact that certain umpires will give certain pitches while others won’t. With just seeing one pitch we don’t know if that’s been a strike all day or not. If both teams are getting the same zone, you just play the game.

  3. I don’t care what anyone says, but I’ve seen that Ortiz clips a thousand times, and although I would probably be just as upset if I was in Ortiz’s position, that pitch was a strike.Β  You can see it cross the outside corner.Β  The following pitch that he was called out on was low.

    1. that’s only 30% you know. That means 7 times out of 10 they’re going to be out, and that’s only the good ones, several players bat below .300, so it’s even less than 30%!

    1. I was going to make the same comment. Even the grid showed alot to be on the edge!!! It matters where it crosses the plate, not how the catcher catches it!!!

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