White House: Baseball should reverse ump's mistake WASHINGTON (AP) First the umpire blew the call. Now, in the view of the White House, so did Major League Baseball. Presidential spokesman Robert Gibbs weighed in Thursday on the story that had the nation talking: umpire Jim Joyce's muffed call that cost Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game. Galarraga on Wednesday night almost had the rare feat secured 27 up, 27 down except Joyce incorrectly called a runner safe on what would have been the final play of the game against the Cleveland Indians. Replays showed that Joyce got the call wrong, which he later acknowledged after the seeing the video himself White House: Baseball should reverse ump's mistake - Knology ignore everything else that's going on asswipe and deal with baseball.. typical demonRat behavior.