Game 2 calls draw more scrutiny

Updated: October 30, 2009, 2:26 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- A forgettable fall for umpires rolled on Thursday night with two more blown calls, both occurring in the late innings of Game 2 of the World Series.

With one out in the seventh and runners on first and second, Johnny Damon hit a smash to Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard.

Umpire Brian Gorman, standing behind the 6-foot-4 Howard, immediately threw his arm up to indicate the ball was caught in the air, but TV replays indicated it bounced into Howard's glove.

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