Originally Posted by RANDY IN INDY
Seems to me that running through the stop sign is very relevant. It created the play. He should have been sliding.
Votto clearly ran through the stop sign, Speier thought for sure he'd be out at third, just pointed to the bag.
Votto should have heeded the advice to stop at 2nd, and then should have slid into 3B. Speier should have been demonstrative about sliding away from the tag, instead of just pointing at the bag.
2 guys to blame.