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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Articles tagged: Joe West

Torii Hunter rips Joe West for bad call to end game

Torii Hunter went off on umpire Joe West for making a poor call to end Monday’s Twins-Tigers game and not appealing it. The Twins lost 4-0 but had something brewing with two outs in the ninth after getting consecutive singles to bring up Hunter and chase starter David Price from the game. Hunter had a…Read More

Joe West nonchalantly ejects A.J. Pierzynski (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. We’re still more than two weeks away from the start of the MLB regular season, but umpire Joe West is already in midseason form. During Wednesday night’s Grapefruit League game between the New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves, West ejected A.J. Pierzynski after the Braves catcher started complaining about…Read More

Joe West hit by foul ball, shakes it off, flexes (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Joe West has a reputation for being one of the toughest umpires in Major League Baseball. When we say toughest, we mean he is extremely stubborn and unafraid of infuriating managers with questionable calls. On Tuesday night, West showed us a different type of toughness. Oakland A’s catcher Stephen…Read More

MLB Needs to Handle the Joe West Problem by Firing Him

MLB met with umpire Joe West a year ago to try and harness his behavior. Now it’s time for them to pull the plug and finally fire him. West was a part of two ejections in the Red Sox-Twins series this weekend and his comportment has been completely unacceptable. On Friday night, West (who was…Read More

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