• Interfering Astros fan goes on the attack against ‘joke' ump

    27 days ago - By New York Post

    It might not be a Jeffrey Maier or Steve Bartman situation, but Astros fan Troy Caldwell added another controversial fan interference moment to the MLB playoff lexicon during Game 4 of the ALCS. With one out and one on in the first inning, Jose Altuve launched a ball to right field that appeared to go...
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  • ‘I didn't reach over the line': Astros fan denies committing interference on overturned home run

    ‘I didn't reach over the line': Astros fan denies committing interference on overturned home run

    27 days ago - By National Post

    Wednesday's Game 4 between the Houston Astros and visiting Boston Red Sox quickly became embroiled in controversy when a potential first-inning home run by Houston's Jose Altuve was turned into an out after umpires ruled that fans had interfered with the attempt by Boston's Mookie Betts to catch the ball. One of the fans strongly denied during the game that he had committed interference, claiming that he never reached over the wall into the field of play.
    “I didn't reach over the wall. I was on this side of the line,” Troy Caldwell told the Houston Chronicle. “I don't understand what...
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  • Fan interferes on possible Altuve HR in Astros 8-6 ALCS loss

    Fan interferes on possible Altuve HR in Astros 8-6 ALCS loss

    27 days ago - By WMUR

    Jose Altuve was denied a potential two-run homer in the first inning for the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series after fans reaching for the ball interfered with Mookie Betts' attempt to make a leaping catch.
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  • Home run controversy: Astros' fan interferes in ALCS Game 4

    Home run controversy: Astros' fan interferes in ALCS Game 4

    27 days ago - By ABC

    A fan wearing an orange Astros jersey, who identified himself as Troy Caldwell, insisted he wasn't reaching out over the yellow line atop the 7-foot-high fence when the ball hit his hand.
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