The Nationals lost to the Yankees 5-3 in 14 innings on Saturday, and a bad call by the home plate umpire helped make it possible.
Articles tagged: umpires
Anyone who watches baseball knows that certain umpires have certain tendencies.
MLB suspends umpire Bob Davidson one game, likely because of this curse-filled argument with Charlie Manuel
Umpire Bob Davidson was suspended one game by MLB on Friday for “repeated violations of the Office of the Commissioner’s standards for situation handling.
Umpire Tim Welke blew a call so badly in the Dodgers-Rockies game on Wednesday that it’s almost comical to see how much he missed it.
Dodgers infielder Jerry Hairston Jr.
It’s America’s favorite pastime: heckling and lambasting umpires. This activity may not be the most productive, but, hey, it beats the heck out of having to read those verbose rule books.
If there’s one thing I know about umpires, it’s that we shouldn’t know their names. As long as they’re doing their job well there’s no reason to know anything about them.
The day after umpire Phil Cuzzi allowed Cameron Maybin to walk on three pitches (eventually leading to the only run of the game), All-Star Chipper Jones let loose on poor calls in baseball.
Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin walked despite only having three balls called on him during a 5th inning at-bat Saturday night, and he ended up scoring the game’s only run. True story.