Re: 6/14/13 - Reds vs. Brewers: Votto's Day Off
Originally Posted by Blitz Dorsey
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.
was just a question - should have been a separate post --
The older I get - the better I was
and yes - I hate the Cardinals (Reds fan since 1958)