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Tim Welke makes one of the worst calls you?ve ever seen in baseball


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Thanks for posting this Weams. Helton was closer to handing a pair of glasses to Welke than he was to the base.

Wow, this is even worse than the Julio Lugo call last year at home plate. All praises due to Commissioner Bud Selig! Seriously, put an extra ump in a suite and call it a day.

The umpiring the last 2 years has been brutal.

Can we get rid of these lazy umpires and Selig, good riddance.

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I just don't even know what the explanation would be on a call like that. Honestly, what are you looking at in that instance? Helton is like three feet from the base.

The Ump managed to position himself perfectly so that the first baseman completely obstructed his view.

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Yeah that was the worst play I've ever seen. The umps are just terrible. I think they need to put in some new umps. Maybe nit so old they can't see anything anymore. Or add some kind of quick replay system. Im not sure how I feel about it, but these umps are just so terrible

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