Umpire blows call to give Rays a win over the Red Sox and first place in the AL East

It was an absolutely horrific call. More problematic, it is the second, major blown call that umpire Jerry Meals has had this year. Without a doubt, Meals should be removed from the umpiring rotation for MLB. He clearly is not skilled enough to be an umpire at that level.

*See also* [Fenway West’s recap of the call and the game](