The Houston Astros huddled around video monitors in the clubhouse for extra views. Manager A.J Hinch fumed in his office. Ace Dallas Keuchel made his frustration known on Twitter.
The Astros became the latest team in the majors to get a firsthand look at the "Chase Utley rule."
Colby Rasmus was called for interference because of the new rule, resulting in a game-ending double play and blunting Houston's ninth-inning rally in a 6-4 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.
"My interpretation is that it's a shame. The game ends on a play that the rule isn't intended to protect," said Hinch after the game, his voice cracking.
Down 6-0, the Astros scored...