Tim McClelland umps behind mound

Updated: March 20, 2013, 12:05 AM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- Something sounded very, very strange to Milwaukee Brewers starter Wily Peralta.

When he threw pitches to Josh Hamilton in the first inning, Peralta heard the umpire calling them -- from over his left shoulder.

In a throwback to Little League days, Tim McClelland did some plate umpiring from behind the mound Tuesday after another ump was injured in the Brewers' 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

"When he called 'ball' behind me, I just looked behind me," Peralta ...

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