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Friday, September 4, 2015

Articles tagged: umpires

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

Umpire Will Little does awesome karate kick to avoid ball (GIF)

The New York Yankees had their first home game of the season on Monday, and lots of cool stuff happened during the pregame ceremonies. Being that it was Derek Jeter’s last ever home opener at Yankee Stadium, he and former teammates Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera — aka The Core Four — threw…Read More

Umpire Sean Barber blew strike three call on Nick Punto (GIF)

The Oakland A’s beat the Seattle Mariners on a walk-off home run from Coco Crisp in the bottom of the 12th on Thursday, and they have umpire Sean Barber to thank for helping to keep them in the game. Barber completely blew what should have been a strike three call on A’s infielder Nick Punto…Read More

Obstruction call on Will Middlebrooks wins game for Cardinals (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. One of the most controversial calls in recent memory gave the St. Louis Cardinals a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday night. Umpire Jim Joyce, who notoriously screwed up Armando Galarraga’s perfect game, called obstruction on Red Sox third…Read More

Dee Gordon called out on controversial stolen base attempt

The Los Angeles Dodgers were hurt by a controversial call from second base umpire Bill Miller during Game 2 of their NLDS series with the Atlanta Braves. The Braves were up 4-3 on the Dodgers in the top of the ninth inning. After striking out Skip Schumaker to start the inning, Craig Kimbrel walked A.J….Read More

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