Now we know why Kenny Powers was so quick to from Mexico to Myrtle Beach on HBO’s popular baseball comedy ‘East Bound & Down.’

Apparently, a couple of umpires south of the border don’t have a firm grasp on the sport.

Yes, umpires endure verbal and occasionally physical abuse from , and . They often get with foul balls and have to wear all that equipment during the summer months.

But during a game between the Diablos Rojos del México and the Algodoneros de Union Laguna, two Mexican League umpires agreed on what might be the worst call in the history of baseball. In fact, the call was so horrible that both men were for the remainder of the 2018 season.


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A description really won’t do it justice, so here is the video of the sequence.