Originally Posted by dland24
I consider myself a baseball purist and traditionalist, yet I have never for the life of me been able to comprehend why plays like this shouldn't be ruled an error. Change the damn rules.
Probably about 10 years ago or so now (
), A-Rod was charged with an error on a dropped fly ball in foul territory. The randomness of rulings is mind boggling.
Earlier this week Marisnick was stealing second base, and it was a bang bang play, but the SS ended up dropping the ball on a very tough catch and tag. He was charged with an error, and the reason given on TV from the offical scorer was the umpire was signaling the call the runner out, but flipped his call when he saw the ball on the ground