MLB Fans Torch Hunter Wendelstedt After Terrible Strike Call In Twins-Tigers Game

MLB Fans Torch Hunter Wendelstedt After Another Impeccable Strike Call

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  • Hunter Wendelstedt called an unreal strike three call in the Twins-Tigers game.
  • The call went viral, and footage was released of Hunter Wendelstedt yelling at Twins manager Rocco Baldelli.
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There might be a new candidate for the worst strike call of the 2022 MLB season.

On Tuesday afternoon, the Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers faced off in Comerica Park. And, well, just feast your eyes on this horrendous call by home plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt.

That pitch was low, way, way low. Yet, somehow, someway, it was called strike three. Tigers catcher Eric Haase couldn’t believe it, and it looked like Twins pitcher Devin Smeltzer was surprised at the call as well.

This didn’t go over well at all, and it reignited the MLB robot ump conversation.

In fact, the fifth inning was full of blunders, and Hunter Wendelstedt and Twins manager Rocco Baldelli got into it.

Hunter Wendelstedt and Rocco Baldelli got into a heated argument right before that

In the top half of the inning, Baldelli and Wendelstedt got into it with one another. Apparently, the Twins manager was unhappy with a strike called against his team and let Wendelstedt know it.

Baldelli wasn’t happy, and in the bottom half of that inning, he got a massive call going his way. Nonetheless, this is inexcusable by Wendelstedt, and the MLB quickly needs to find a way to implement robot umps before it gets even uglier.