VIDEO: Game 3 Umpires Talk About Obstruction Call


A wild finish to Game 3 of the World Series has everyone talking. Will Middlebrooks was called for obstruction, which allowed Allen Craig to give the Cardinals a 5-4 win, and a 2-1 series lead. The videos which come in a post-game presser and interview, thanks to Fox Sports features Umpire John Hirschbeck talking with Ken Rosenthal and the Umpire who made the call, Jim Joyce explaining why he made it.

John Hirschbeck with Ken Rosenthal:

Jim Joyce in post-game press conference explaining the call:

So there’s the explanation, obstruction called. Cardinals win. Game 4 is Sunday in St. Louis

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