Originally Posted by OldRightHander
You know, whatever we thought of the call, and I didn't like it one bit, every time you have something like this in a sporting event, the case can be made that the losing team had plenty of other opportunities not to lose. So we can gripe all we want, but what really happened was that the Braves shot themselves in the foot and then complained that the pain killer wasn't working.
You can say that about every blown call, that the losing team had opportunities to win.
I don't think you can rationalize taking away an extremely good scoring situation simply by saying that if they hadn't made a bunch of errors earlier they shouldn't have needed a competently umpired game.