The Associated Press
Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga, left, smiles as he walks away from first base umpire Jim Joyce, right, who called Cleveland Indians' Jason Donald safe at first base in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Detroit on Wednesday. Galarraga lost his bid for a perfect game with two outs in the ninth inning on the disputed call at first base. Detroit won 3-0.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's another umpiring call that went the St. Louis Cardinals way this postseason.
And it's not the first time TV replays show umpire Jim Joyce missed a call at first base.
Joyce ruled Nationals batter Danny Espinosa out when he bunted with a runner on and no outs in the second inning of Wednesday's Game 3 of Washington's NL division series against St. Louis. Nationals manager Davey Johnson came out to argue as fans booed.
The Cardinals benefited from a disputed infield-fly rule call in their wild-card game victory at the Atlanta Braves last week. Fans at that game responded by tossing trash on the field.
Joyce is best known for blowing a call at first base to ruin Detroit pitcher Armando Galarraga's bid for a perfect game in 2010.
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