The Yankees had been rallying late in Recreation 1 of their doubleheader in Philadelphia on Wednesday. They had been about to deliver the tying run to the plate . . . till umpire Angel Hernandez did what he does, which is miss a pitch.
Hernandez known as Mike Ford out on strikes on a full-count pitch that ought to have been Ball four. Had the pitch been known as appropriately, the Yankees would have had the bases loaded with one out and Miguel Andujar on the plate in an 11-7 sport.
Naturally, Ford wasn’t completely happy, Yankees supervisor Aaron Boone wasn’t completely happy and New York third base coach Phil Nevin actually wasn’t completely happy. Nevin was ejected for arguing balls and strikes. With Residents Financial institution Park empty due to COVID-19, everybody heard simply how sad he and the Bombers had been. Foul language forward:
“Everyone knows you do not wish to be right here anyway,” Nevin instructed Hernandez as he was strolling to the dugout.
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YES Community broadcasters introduced up that Yankees starter J.A. Happ was not getting related calls throughout his abbreviated outing. However that is Hernandez, who has earned a fame for being considered one of MLB’s worst umpires.
He additionally has been the middle of controversy off the sector. He sued MLB in 2017, claiming racial discrimination (he’s of Cuban descent) for why he was denied postseason assignments (he later confirmed why he should not have been round within the playoffs.)
In June, MLB accused him of eavesdropping on a phone name that was set as much as examine why Hernandez delayed a Pink Sox-Rays sport 20 minutes over a guidelines argument. Hernandez’s lawyer instructed The Athletic that Hernandez was invited to participate within the name.
Hernandez was not scheduled to work Recreation 2 of the Yankees-Phillies doubleheader after being behind the plate for the opener.