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MLB Admits Blown Call in Pirates Marathon Loss

&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It was the longest game in Pirates history and it was one of the toughest losses to take take in the history of the franchise and on Wednesday Major League baseball admitted it's umpire got it wrong.<br>
    It was the longest game in Pirates history and it was one of the toughest losses to take take in the history of the franchise and on Wednesday Major League baseball admitted it's umpire got it wrong.
In the 19th inning of Pittsburgh's game with Atlanta that ended after six hours and 39 minutes, umpire Jerry Meals called Julio Lugo safe at home on a play that multiple replays proved otherwise. On Wednesday, MLB Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Joe Torre issued a statement acknowledging Meals' mistake.
    "Unfortunately, it appears that the call was missed, as Jerry Meals acknowledged after the game. Many swipe tags are not applied to the runner with solid contact, but the tag was applied and the game should have remained tied. I have spoken with Jerry, who is a hard-working, respected umpire, and no one feels worse than him. We know that this is not a product of a lack of effort."
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