Major League Baseball umpire Ángel Hernández is known around the league for all the wrong reasons,
as he has become notorious in the MLB world for his horrific shootouts. Unfortunately,
Hernández was at it again during the Sunday Night Baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the New York Mets.
In the top of the sixth inning in a 0-0 game with no outs, Padres third baseman Manny Machado was hit by a pitch and was on his way to first base when Hernández,
First base umpire, ruled that Machado had swung at an 0-2 pitch, making it makes a strike instead of a free base.
The MLB world had a very strong reaction to the call, after many suggesting that Hernández should no longer have a job
and that the league should know better than to put a notoriously controversial umpire on a nationally televised game.
However, there were also many who believed that Hernández actually made the right call in this situation, while also acknowledging that the referee is notorious