Originally Posted by Red Raindog
Did he even touch it?
Does it matter? It's an error if the ball goes under your glove -- Bill Buckner style -- and you don't touch it. So, it should definitely be an error in the Segura "Please don't hurt me, ball" play where he bailed out.
The "You have to touch the ball for it to be an error" is complete folklore. At least for official scorers who are worth their salt.