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Monday, June 10, 2013
In the bottom of the 8th, Bob Davidson ridiculously called out Ben Revere for runner interference on a head first slide at second base on the inevitable Michael Young double play ball. I'm not exactly sure why Revere slid head first, but he didn't really hook the second baseman's leg. It was a pretty terrible call, and what was even more outrageous to me was that Davidson didn't call the foul immediately. He watched the result at first base to see if Young was safe or out before deciding to rob the Phillies.
Antonio Bastardo threw a wild pitch that allowed a run to score in the top of the 10th inning. Mayberry hit a lead off homer in the bottom of the 10th. He then hit a walk off grand slam in the bottom of the 11th. Hopefully, he made a strong enough case to never sit instead of Delmon Young again...