Umpire was wrong, but replay is worse

Updated: October 13, 2005, 8:26 PM ET
By Mark Kreidler | Special to ESPN.com

Upon further review, you play it where it lies. Upon further review, the whole bleedin' situation stands as called.

Do umpires make mistakes? You bet they do -- along with every pitcher, catcher, fielder, hitter and manager who ever stepped onto a baseball diamond to attempt this infernal game, where a guy who chokes seven out of 10 times at the plate is a .300 hitter and bound for glory.

In other news, they're all humanoids, every last one of 'em. Mistakes, the little annoying ones ...

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