A’s infielder Adam Rosales hit a heroic game-tying solo home run in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday against Indians closer Chris Perez, stunning the crowd at Cleveland’s Progressive Field and injecting new life into an Oakland club that has hit a few road bumps since the calendar flipped to May.
Except Angel Hernandez and his umpiring crew blew the call … twice. Here’s the replay from MLB.com:
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It’s obviously unacceptable to miss that with the aid of replay. This was the scene after the game:
Angel Hernandez said no recorded interview, only write down answers but says they didn’t have enough evidence to reverse call. #Athletics
— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) May 9, 2013