Stephen Vogt reacts to a controversial strike three call against Estevan Florial, as the Cleveland Guardians fall 3-2 to the New York Yankees in a game marked by a game-altering umpire error.

By the Numbers
  • Cleveland Guardians lost 3-2 to the New York Yankees.
  • The team went 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven runners on base.
Yes, But

Stephen Vogt acknowledges the team's missed opportunities despite the controversial call, highlighting the need to capitalize on scoring chances.

State of Play
  • Stephen Vogt, in his early days as a manager, faces his first significant managerial challenge with the controversial call.
  • The Cleveland Guardians' defeat was marred by the umpire's missed call on a critical play in the ninth inning.
What's Next

As Vogt gains experience, future games will test his ability to handle critical moments and advocate for his team in the face of umpire decisions.

Bottom Line

Stephen Vogt's early managerial days are marked by a missed opportunity to challenge a controversial call, emphasizing the importance of capitalizing on scoring chances in tight games.