Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_
That play was more of a hit than the one they awarded Bruce later in the game. Phillips had to make a VERY quick transfer to even have a shot at him. I thought Brandon's was an error, but close enough to go either way.
And it was 10x less of an error than the one poor ol' Frazier got charged with. You get the ball to 1B in the air = not an error on you.
But I agree, the science of mlb official scorer's = whack. It has really deteriorated over the years.