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  1. HP Umpire Jerry Meals ejected Reds Manager David Bell (strike three call; QOCN) in the top of the 6th inning of the #Reds-#Indians game. With two out and two on (R1, R3), Reds DH Jesse Winker took a 2-2 changeup from Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco for a called third strike. Replays indicate the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  2. A controversial bases-loaded infield fly rule call overseas resulted in a 10-minute delay and, after the game, the calling umpire's demotion from the CPBL to Taiwan baseball's minor leagues. Was the call correct and why or why not? We dive into the rules to answer this question. Starting with the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  3. HP Umpire Mark Ripperger ejected Padres Manager Jayce Tingler (strike two call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the Dodgers-Padres game. With two out and two on (R1, R3), Padres batter Manny Machado took a 1-1 slider from Dodgers pitcher Blake Treinen for a called second strike as... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  4. HP Umpire Angel Hernandez ejected Yankees 3B Coach Phil Nevin (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the Phillies-Yankees game. With one out and two on (R1, R2), Yankees batter Mike Ford took a 3-2 sinker from Phillies pitcher Trevor Kelley 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
  5. Umpire Adam Beck made his MLB debut Wednesday in Philadelphia during the Phillies-Yankees doubleheader, joining Chief Angel Hernandez and his crew of Will Little and Nic Lentz. Beck served as third base umpire for Game 1 and worked second base for Game 2. Beck graduated from the MiLB Umpire... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  6. Umpire Randy Rosenberg made his MLB debut during Tuesday's Red Sox-Rays game in Tampa Bay alongside Chief Joe West and his crew of Stu Scheurwater and Hunter Wendelstedt. After graduating in 2011, Rosenberg officiated in the Gulf Coast, Appalachian, South Atlantic, Carolina, Eastern, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  7. A welcoming face for all aspiring professional umpires, longtime Minor League Baseball administrative assistant Lillian Mary Patterson died in Florida at the age of 71. Patterson, reads her obituary, "was ejected, without any warnings, from the game of life and sent to the showers in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  8. Tmac and Gil discuss weekly baseball umpiring news, including triple-digit rookie umpire debuts, Joe West's one-inning bloody injury in DC, Mark Wegner's admonishment of Boston's Alex Verdugo, a few tag-up plays of the week, and MLB's recent decision to postpone Cardinals games due to positive... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  9. Umpire Lewis "Lew" Williams III made his MLB debut during Sunday's Rangers-Giants game, taking the place of injured ump Jim Wolf, who suffered a head injury on Saturday. Williams joined chief Jim Reynold's crew, alongside Lance Barrett and John Libka. Williams began his Minor League career in 2013,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  10. 3B Umpire Jim Wolf was knocked over during a rundown in San Francisco Saturday, but stuck with the play to make a safe call from the ground as the Texas Rangers opened up scoring vs the Giants at Oracle Park. Eye on the ball is a common refrain for umpires embodied in Official Baseball Rule 8.00... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  11. Tuesday's Mets-Red Sox game featured an inning-ending bases loaded double time play wherein umpires had to adjust to both teams making key mistakes: Boston ran itself into an out while New York surrendered an unnecessary run. This is a fascinating video to analyze. So what happened? Play: With one... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  12. Although Minor League Baseball cancelled its season for 2020, MLB has adopted MiLB's Rule 7.01(a) Exception, allowing the major leagues to play seven-inning doubleheaders. The news comes as positive coronavirus test results invaded St. Louis and the Central Division barely one week into the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  13. HP Umpire Joe West left Thursday's game in Washington, DC after being bloodied by a flying bat early on. In the bottom of the 1st inning of the Nationals-Blue Jays game (Toronto as the home team), Jays batter Bo Bichette swung and fouled a first-pitch fastball from Nationals pitcher Erick Fedde,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  14. The Chicago Cubs turned the first triple play of this 2020 season against Cincinnati thanks in part to MLB Replay Review rules that rendered 3B Umpire Larry Vanover's out call on a trapped line drive to third base unreviewable. With none out and the bases loaded, Reds batter Shogo Akiyama hit a 0-2... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  15. Edwin Moscoso made history of a different sort Wednesday night in Anaheim as he wore a triple-digit sleeve number, signifying the first MLB umpire in modern history to wear three digits on his uniform. #109 served as home plate umpire for the Mariners-Angels game with Bill Miller's crew, and,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
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