The worst called ball all season: Pitcher, Homer Bailey, catcher Devin Mesoraco
Here is where Pitch F/X has the "ball":
It is that green square right over the middle of the plate in the middle of the strikezone.
Here is what the pitch actually looked like on FSN Ohio via freeze frame
Here is how the pitch looked in real time
Now, Mesoraco had to go from setting up inside, to reaching across to catch a 96 MPH fastball there. According to the article:
Interestingly, 2012 data suggests that Mesoraco is an above-average pitch framer. But above-average pitch framers won’t be above average on every pitch, and here, Mesoraco simply screwed up.
In a way, this is confirmation that pitch framing makes a difference. It’s confirmation that pitch framing, or a lack thereof, is capable of turning a fastball down the middle of the zone into a called ball.
Computers 500,000,000,000,000,000,000. Humans 0.