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VIDEO: Joe West Strike Call on Brett Gardner in 9th Inning vs Rangers Was Absolute Trash

New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays
New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays

New York Yankees fans are absolutely furious with umpire Joe West right now. The Yankees were trailing the Blue Jays 4-3 on Friday night in the bottom of the 9th with just one out when Brett Gardner came up to face Ken Giles. Giles threw a ball that was clearly outside of the zone, which should have put Gardner on base. Instead, it set him up to line out to the center fielder.

Simply put, umpires should not be missing their spots as bad as West did. Every game counts as the Yankees push the Houston Astros for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.