Someone who spent his career in a Braves uniform is complaining about an umpire, specifically, said umpires inaccurate strike zone?
Well, let me be the first to welcome you to our world. You know, the one where for about 5 years, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux could get a strike call so long as the ball was within about 6 inches of the plate in either direction? Glavine became so accustomed to friendly calls, that when an automated system to judge pitch locations was being implemented to keep umpires honest, his career went to crap until he figured out how to pitch honestly again.
Even if Angel Hernandez isn't the best umpire, so what? Heaven knows other teams (ahem) have had their issues with him (hat tip to
For criminiy's sake, get over yourselves.
BTW, it still blows my mind that an pitcher could somehow be suspended for racial insensitivity while playing on a team that encourages fans to wave their foam tommyhawks while doing an Injun war chant, but I guess I need to take that one up with Bud Selig.