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](http://www.fenwaywest.com/2013-articles/july/umps-give-rays-the-win-with-controversial-call.html)