game was called and went in the books as a Red Sox victory. Many Tigers fans were (rightfully) upset. Many fans (wrongly) thought the Tigers should protest the game. Unfortunately the way the rules are currently written, the Umpires had no choice. The game was over. As unfair as it may have seemed, there was no option to suspend the game and finish it at a later date. But in my mind, there should be.
A suspended game is a game that is "paused" and will be continued from the current situation the following (or a later) day. A called game is a game that is complete.
Below are the rules for determining when a game can be suspended. These are taken from The Official Rules of Baseball Illustrated: