Angel Hernandez, MLB Crushed by Fans After Another Embarrassing Performance by Ump

Apr 16, 2024; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA;  Milwaukee Brewers manager Pat Murphy (21) argues a call with umpire Angel Hernandez.
Apr 16, 2024; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Brewers manager Pat Murphy (21) argues a call with umpire Angel Hernandez. / Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Major League Baseball has a big problem on its hands early in the season and it has to do with one man who continues to play a large parts in games—umpire Angel Hernandez.

Hernandez's struggles to be even remotely good at his job have been clearly on dispay far too many times this early into the season. His strike zone continues to be as wide as the state of Texas and his ability to enrage players, managers, and announcers has once again become an all too common occurnence.

He was behind the plate for Tuesday Padres-Brewers game and had yet another night to forget:

This balk call in the first inning had everyone scratching their heads:

This move from Hernandez was weird:

MLB fans blasted Hernandez and MLB:


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