Mr. Eddings ... you're guilty
Did the Angels get a raw deal by the umpires in their Game 2 loss to the White Sox? You're darn right they did, writes Jim Caple.
CHICAGO -- Hear ye, hear ye. The People's Court is now in session with the honorable Second Guesser presiding to hear testimony in the matter of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, California, North America et al v. Doug Eddings.
The Angels shall call their first witness, Josh Paul, the Angels' 30-year-old third-string catcher who had taken the field when starter Jose Molina left the game in the eighth inning. Mr. Paul, in your words, could you kindly explain what happened on the play ...
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Angels catcher Josh Paul "trapped" a swinging third strike to A.J. Pierzynski, who ended up on first base, leading to Chicago's victory in Game 2 of the ALCS. Story
• Caple: Raw deal for Angels
• Baseball Tonight's take
• Vote: Was Pierzynski out?
• Umpires speak out
• Umpires' transcript
• Sox players about talk it
• Second Guessing: Blame game
• The Pulse: Windy City reaction
• Neyer: History of controversy
• Kreidler: Say no to instant replay
• Jackson: Unring the bell
• Pierzynski: 'A crazy play'
• Crede talks about Sox victory