Originally Posted by Brutus
Surely you can discuss this maturely without resorting to attacks.
I'm not trying to attack, I'm sorry. I just think I'm debating a contrarian opinion here.
It's pretty clear the rule was misapplied. It's called immediately because the nature of any ball off the bat that should be an infield fly will be immediately clear as an infield fly.
If you have to wait on it and judge it, so do the fielders, meaning it's no longer a routine pop out.