World Series 2013: MLB players react to Game 3 obstruction call

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Players from around MLB chimed in with their thoughts as the Cardinals defeated the Red Sox 5-4.

Game 3 of the 2013 World Series ended in controversy Saturday night, as the Cardinals' Allen Craig scored a walk-off run on an obstruction call at third base. In case you missed it or just need a reminder, here's video of the play:

We can see just what the Cardinals and Red Sox thought of the call. Thanks to the power of Twitter, we know what a whole bunch of other MLB players thought as well! Most thought that although it was the right call by umpire Jim Joyce, it's unfortunate that such a call was key to the final play in a World Series game.

Athletics pitcher Brett Anderson:

Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis:

Diamondbacks pitcher Daniel Hudson:

Mets reliever David Aardsma:

Astros catcher Max Stassi:

Free agent outfielder Shelley Duncan:

Long Island Ducks utility man Bill Hall originally thought that the umps blew the call, but later begrudgingly accepted that it was by-the-book:

Hall and Marlins pitcher Chris Hatcher complimented players involved in the play:

Giants outfielder Hunter Pence says Craig scoring should have been expected:

Pirates pitcher Ryan Reid used the play to profess his love for the MLB:

Retired pitcher CJ Nitkowski thinks the Red Sox spring training schedule has changed:

Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle took the time to ask the important questions:

Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy missed it:

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