Walker had a multi-hit game.
They will be talking about this one for a long, long time. The game itself was long. The game featured many, many blown chances. Ultimately, the game ended on a blown call. Home plate umpire Jerry Meals called Julio Lugo safe on a tag play at home in the 19th inning. He was out. He was clearly out. He was called safe and the game ended.
The blown call caused mayhem for both parties. Atlanta celebrated in right field like a man who was just rescued from sea after treading water for six hours. The Pirates exploded. On the replay, catcher Michael McKenry pleaded his case stating that he tagged the runner, after apparently being told by Meals that he had missed the tag. Daniel McCutchen noticed that Soctt Proctor - the Braves pitcher who put the fateful ball ...
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