“I was under it,” Kozma said. “I should have made the play. I took my eyes off it. I was camped under it.”
This is what some fans feared about a one-game playoff — a disputed call determining a team’s fate for an entire season, even with two extra umpires added for postseason games.
Jones refused to pin this loss on the umps.
“That one play didn’t cost us the game. Three errors cost us the game,” he said. “We just dug ourselves too big a hole.”