Saturday, July 20, 2013

Puig robbed of unbelievable 280-foot throw to get Bryce Harper out at third

Yasiel Puig continues to be the victim of grand larceny in his first five weeks in the Major Leagues.  After being robbed of a spot on the All-Star Game earlier this week, the Los Angeles Dodgers sensation had an incredible throw and tag out of Bryce Harper taken away by the third base umpire's terrible call Friday night.

Replays show Puig's 280-foot throw before the tag caught the speedy Harper on the foot before he touched third base on Jason Werth's long fly ball to Puig in right field.

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly came out to argue that the play was so good, it merited being an out.

Here's another angle:

1 comment:

  1. Yup. Robbed. Instant Replay in the MLB please!
    Give a manager 2 or 3 per game, like the NFL.