CB Bucknor. (Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports).
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The St. Louis Cardinals dropped Friday nights video game versus the Cincinnati Reds with second place in the NL Central in sight.
The Cardinals were just a half-game back of the Reds for 2nd in the NL Central heading into the night. It likewise provided a chance to leap the Reds in the NL Wild Card standings.
CB Bucknor absolutely took the bats directly out of the Cardinals hands tonight.
Hes not to blame for the loss, however the Cardinals were handcuffed by his ludicrous zone. He needs to go.
— Cards Rant (@CardinalsRant_) July 24, 2021.
CB Bucknor must have terrible vision. Lots of outdoors balls being called strikes. #STLCards.
— Brad Choat (@choatsnews) July 24, 2021.
As much as the Cardinals draw, it is essential to remember that the Cardinals definitely would ave won if CB Bucknor had actually implemented the rules.
— Justin Striebel (@jstriebel22) July 24, 2021.
CB Bucknors strike zone been this bad all night?
— stlCupofJoe (@stlCupofJoe) July 24, 2021.
On Friday, with Wade LeBlanc on the mound, it was more of the exact same. LeBlanc made it just 4 innings, and provided up eight hits and 3 runs. It wasnt a terrible getaway, mainly since Mike Shildt pulled LeBlanc prior to it had an opportunity to leave hand.
Cardinals fans blame home plate umpire CB Bucknor for loss to Reds.
Despite lots of elements that played into the loss to Cincinnati, most especially bad pitching, Cardinals fans blamed Bucknor mostly for the defeat.
How does CB Bucknor still get to umpire MLB games? Dude is a joke.
— Jon B (No, not that one) (@ringthatbell77) July 24, 2021.
Is there anything CB Bucknor wont call a strike? Worst called video game Ive seen this year. #stlfly.
— Cody Endrizzi (@CEndrizzi) July 24, 2021.
Its been a difficult season for St. Louis, which is looking for pitching assistance both without Jack Flaherty healthy and to bring them into 2022 and beyond. The Cardinals rotation depth has actually been checked this season, and theyve stopped working badly.
There were numerous, many more.
Cardinals fans have a good point, as there were a number of questionable calls that extended at-bats in crucial moments.
St. Louis has actually had far too numerous reasons so far this season. A group this talented should not be on the outdoors looking in at the playoff photo, duration.
CB Bucknors strikezone was awful all night. When he screwed over Bader with runners on very first and second no outs, truly changed a couple of innings. And Goldy the next inning. Recover tomorrow #STLFLY.
— Greg Dreyer (@greg_dreyer) July 24, 2021.
The outdoors pitches required strikes completely destroy #STLCards batters approaches.
If pitches inches off the plate are called strikes theyre forced to combat off bad pitches that are generally called balls. It totally ruins at bats.
CB Bucknor<<< < < < pic.twitter.com/8hPl7wAfpw. -- STL Sports Central (@stlsportscntrl) July 24, 2021. CB Bucknor must have horrible vision. Lots of outdoors balls being called strikes. CB Bucknors strikezone was terrible all night. Is there anything CB Bucknor wont call a strike? Worst called game Ive seen this year. CB BUCKNOR TO A DIFFERENT UNIVERSE. -- Cards Rant (@CardinalsRant_) July 24, 2021.