Re: Pitch framing and the pitcher ability
Originally Posted by traderumor
One thing to consider is that it appears to the eye that MLB umpires consistently call clear strike pitches balls when the catcher has to reach across the zone because of a missed spot. Also, the ump rarely gives the pitch, regardless of location, if the catcher mishandles the pitch.
Then the umipre is not doing the job he is paid to do.
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