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  1. HP Umpire Angel Hernandez ejected Mets SS Asdrubal Cabrera (time-not-granted call) in the top of the 4th inning of the Mets-Nationals game. With one out and none on, Cabrera requested "Time" during a 3-1 pitch from Nationals pitcher Erick Fedde, resulting in a called second strike when Hernandez... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  2. After setting a new Replay Review record Monday, Tuesday's World Baseball Classic Championship Round game broke a different record—for most Replay Reviews in a nine-inning game—and it took just five innings to do it, conducting five reviews in that span. Eric Cooper and Trevor Grieve during... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  3. HP Umpire Jordan Baker ejected Dodgers Coach Bill Haselman over an illegal equipment/glove dispute in the top of the 3rd inning of the Brewers-Dodgers game. With one out and one on (R1) in the top of the 3rd inning of the Brewers-Dodgers game, Dodgers second baseman Logan Forsythe was prohibited... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  4. World Baseball Classic set a new Replay Review record for most video reviews over a two-inning span in just its first game of having full replay at its disposal, while tying an expanded Replay Review record for most reviews in a single contest. Lance Barksdale and Eric Cooper in the 5th.Due, in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  5. HP Umpire Ryan Blakney ejected Rays LF Nick Franklin for arguing a strike three call in the bottom of the 8th inning of the Phillies-Rays game. With none out and one on (R1), Franklin took a 1-2 pitch from Phillies pitcher Cesar Ramos for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  6. HP Umpire Quinn Wolcott ejected White Sox Manager Rick Renteria for arguing balls and strikes in the middle of the 3rd inning of the Dodgers-White Sox game. After striking out Dodgers batter Trayce Thompson to end the top of the 3rd inning, White Sox pitcher Carson Fulmer engaged Wolcott in a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  7. HP Umpire Nick Mahrley ejected Cardinals 1B Matt Adams for arguing a strike three call in the bottom of the 5th inning of the Mets-Cardinals game. With none out and none on, Adams took a 1-2 pitch from Mets pitcher Robert Gsellman for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  8. Cast your vote for the 2017 UEFL Appeals Board. Pursuant to UEFL Rule 6-4-a, the UEFL Appeals Board was established to adjudicate appeals of Quality of Correctness and Umpire Classification (Rule 6-1), to determine Check Swing QOCs (6-2-b-5-c) and disputed Reasons for Ejection (6-2-b-5-b), and to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  9. World Baseball Classic HP Umpire Will Little ejected USA RF Andrew McCutchen for arguing a strike three call in the top of the 6th inning of the USA-Puerto Rico game. With none out and none on, McCutchen took a 1-2 pitch from Puerto Rico pitcher Seth Lugo for a called third strike. Replays indicate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  10. Jen Pawol's quest to become the first female MLB umpire took another step in the right direction this offseason as Pawol received a promotion from 2016's Gulf Coast League (Rookie) to 2017's New York-Penn League (Short-A). The New York-Penn League is one of two Minor League Baseball's short-season... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  11. Not sure what's up with the RSS feed for the CCS forum here, but Richvee posted the link.
  12. Not interference. http://www.closecallsports.com/2012/06/rules-605g-605h-batted-ball-batters.html This very play is actually used as Example 1 in the above illustration of batted ball batter's interference.
  13. ABL Umpire Andrew Bell was taken to hospital after a foul ball injury to his right forearm on Friday, and returned to work Sunday's game with only bruises to show for it. With none out in the top of the 4th inning of Friday's Blue Sox-Bite game, Blue Sox batter Malik Collymore fouled a 0-2... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  14. Australian Baseball League Umpire Blake Halligan ejected Heat 2B Luke Hughes for punching an opponent and player-manager Matt Kennelly for arguing Hughes' ejection. With two out and one on (R2), Heat batter Kennelly hit a ground ball to Bite third baseman Jordan McArdle, who threw poorly to first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  15. Australian Baseball League Umpire Blake Halligan ejected Heat 2B Luke Hughes for punching an opponent and player-manager Matt Kennelly for arguing Hughes' ejection. With two out and one on (R2), Heat batter Kennelly hit a ground ball to Bite third baseman Jordan McArdle, who threw poorly to first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article