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  1. This Ask the UEFL article pertains to Triple-A call-ups, and how MLB has used its fill-in slate of umpires in a season beset by umpire injuries to its full-time staff. Here, we take a statistics and sabermetrics look at the most simple of measures: games worked by AAA umpires in 2018, as well... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  2. HP Umpire Chad Fairchild ejected Royals SS Alcides Escobar (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 8th inning of the Rangers-Royals game. With none out and none on, Escobar took a 3-2 fastball from Rangers pitcher Jose Leclerc 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
  3. HP Umpire Will Little ejected White Sox Manager Rick Renteria (strike three call; QOCN) in the top of the 6th inning of the White Sox-Indians game. With two out and none on, White Sox batter Yoan Moncada took a 3-2 sinker from Indians pitcher Corey Kluber 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
  4. HP Umpire Andy Fletcher ejected Marlins P Dan Straily and Manager Don Mattingly (throwing at after warnings; QOCU) in the bottom of the 2nd inning of the Marlins-Giants game. With one out and one on, Giants batter Buster Posey took a first-pitch fastball from Straily for a hit-by-pitch. Replays... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  5. HP Umpire Pat Hoberg ejected Astros LF Marwin Gonzalez (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the Rays-Astros game. With two out and none on, Gonzalez took a 0-2 slider from Rays pitcher Blake Snell for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  6. HP Umpire Tripp Gibson ejected Dodgers LF Matt Kemp and Manager Dave Roberts (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 5th inning of the Dodgers-Cubs game. With two out and one on (R1), Dodgers batter Kemp took a 2-2 changeup from Cubs pitcher Tyler Chatwood for a called third strike. Replays... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  7. Out of Baseline No Call

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  8. Out of Baseline No Call

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  9. 1B Umpire Bill Welke ejected Rockies Manager Bud Black (out of the base path call; QOC) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the Mets-Rockies game. With one out and one on (R1), Rockies batter Gerardo Parra hit a line drive to Mets first baseman Wilmer Flores, who caught the batted ball on the fly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  10. 20-year National League umpire Laurence Henry "Dutch" Rennert passed away on Father's Day at the age of 88, 26 years after his final NL game. Rennert retired at age 62 due in part to a knee injury and deteriorating eyesight, saying he rather retire than risk losing credibility as an umpire: "I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  11. Royals pitcher Danny Duffy, ejected for arguing balls and strikes on Sunday, took to the media to call out home plate umpire John Tumpane, stating his belief that Tumpane's call selection disproportionately harms Kansas City. I’m personally tired of getting punked by Tumpane. I think we all are.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  12. HP Umpire Jim Reynolds ejected Mets bench player/pitcher Jason Vargas (ball one-four calls; QOCN) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the Mets-Diamondbacks game. With one out and two on (R2, R3), Diamondbacks batter Daniel Descalso walked on four consecutive pitches from Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  13. HP Umpire John Tumpane ejected Royals DH Mike Moustakas (Upheld Replay Review out call at home plate; QOCY) in the bottom of the 3rd and Royals bench player/pitcher Danny Duffy (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the Astros-Royals game. In the 3rd, with one out and one on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  14. HP Umpire Joe West ejected Padres Manager Andy Green (foul ball call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the Padres-Braves game. With two out and none on, Braves batter Ozzie Albies attempted to strike a 1-2 slider from Padres pitcher Clayton Richard for a called foul ball. Replays indicate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  15. MLB Advanced Media has been working overtime to take down the viral video showing Umpire and Crew Chief Tom Hallion's interaction with ejected Mets Manager Terry Collins after Adam Hamari ejected Noah Syndergaard for throwing at Dodgers batter Chase Utley in 2016, and Commissioner Rob Manfred has... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
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