Angels’ Announcers Crush Umps After Brutal Call on Game’s Final Out

This call at the end of the Orioles-Angels game might be the worst of the season.
This call at the end of the Orioles-Angels game might be the worst of the season. /

The Los Angeles Angels fell to the Baltimore Orioles, 6-5, on Wednesday with the final out coming on one of the worst calls of the MLB season, which is saying a lot because the umps have not been great so far this year.

In case you missed it, Jo Adell appeared to steal second with two outs in the bottom of the ninth but the umps called him out. The play was challenged by the Angels, but somehow it wasn't overturned. That led to the Angels announcers absolutely crushing the umps.

Here's a look at Adell sliding into second. It sure looked like he beat the throw:

Here's how the announces handled it:

What a brutal way to lose a game.


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