MLB Ump Angel Hernandez Had Fans Fuming Again With Awful Call in Mets-Dodgers Game

He continues to be really bad at his job.
Angel Hernandez had another bad game behind home plate Sunday in Los Angeles.
Angel Hernandez had another bad game behind home plate Sunday in Los Angeles. /

The 2024 Major League Baseball season has had a big problem with umpires making bad calls. Leading that charge yet again has been Angel Hernandez, who continues to be one of the worst umpires in the game.

He unfortunately lived up to that reputation while working home plate in Sunday's New York Mets-Los Angeles Dodgers game when he called a clear strike a ball. The error left fans fuming about how MLB can continue to have this guy working any games, let alone from behind home plate.

Look at this pitch from Adrian Houser and try to explain how anyone could call it a ball:

MLB fans sounded off:

Not great.


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