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  1. HP Umpire Andy Fletcher ejected Dodgers manager Dave Roberts (ball four call; QOCN) in the top of the 9th inning of the #Giants-#Dodgers game. With none out and none on, Giants batter Buster Posey singled, Wilmer Flores homered, Mike Yastrzemski struck out, Darin Ruf doubled, Donovan Solano walked,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  2. HP Umpire Jeff Nelson ejected Mike Shildt (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the #Cubs-#Cardinals game. With two out and two on (R2, R3), Cardinals batter Dylan Carlson took a 3-2 fastball from Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks 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
  3. 1B Umpire Cory Blaser ejected Marlins pitcher Richard Bleier (check swing HBP call) in the bottom of the 6th inning of the #Marlins-#Nationals game. With two out and one on (R2), Nationals batter Alcides Escobar attempted to check his swing on a 1-2 cutter from Bleier, resulting in a hit-by-pitch... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  4. HP Umpire Bill Miller ejected Angels manager Joe Maddon (balls/strikes; QOCY) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Angels-#Athletics game. With none out and none on, Angels batter Jared Walsh grounded out, Max Stassi grounded out, Brandon Marsh singled, Taylor Ward walked, and Phil Gosselin... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  5. HP Umpire Jeremy Riggs ejected Mets manager Luis Rojas (fair ball call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 1st inning of the #Mets-#Pirates game. With one out and the bases loaded, Pirates batter Kevin Newman hit a 0-1 sinker from Mets pitcher Taijuan Walker softly on the ground up the third base line,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  6. 3B Umpire Laz Diaz ejected Red Sox bench coach Will Venable and bench player Kevin Plawecki (check swing strike three call) in the top of the 6th inning of the #RedSox-#Yankees game. With two out and the bases loaded, Red Sox batter Christian Vazquez attempted to check his swing on a 0-2 slider... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  7. Not too long ago, we were asked why umpires removed the traditional black-and-white memorial patch for deceased colleagues from their left sleeve, and now we have a three letter answer: FTX, MLB's new advertiser and cryptocurrency exchange partner, whose patch as of the 2021 All-Star Game now... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  8. HP Umpire Greg Gibson ejected Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo (untimely Replay Review challenge of out call at 1B; QOCY) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the #Rangers-#BlueJays game. With two out and none on, Blue Jays batter Cavan Biggio hit a 1-0 slider from Rangers pitcher Joe Barlow on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  9. Major League Baseball unveiled its new partnership with cryptocurrency exchange FTX with ad patches debuting on umpire uniforms during the 2021 MLB All-Star Game, a notable choice for MLB's first-ever umpire uniform sponsor given Joe West's 2018 comment, regarding money and gambling in baseball:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  10. HP Umpire Jansen Visconti ejected Phillies DH Brad Miller (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 9th inning of the #Phillies-#RedSox game. With none out and none on, Miller took a 1-2 knuckle curve from Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes 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
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  12. 3B Umpire Doug Eddings ejected Reds 1B Joey Votto (check swing strike three call) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Reds-#Brewers game. With one out and two on (R1, R2), Reds batter Votto attempted to check his swing on a 3-2 fastball from Brewers pitcher Brad Boxberger, called a ball by HP... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  13. HP Umpire Cory Blaser ejected Astros bench player Lance McCullers Jr (check swing strike three call) in the bottom of the 9th inning of the #Yankees-#Astros game. With one out and one on (R1), Astros batter Yuli Gurriel attempted to check his swing on a 0-2 slider from Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  14. HP Umpire Gabe Morales ejected Brewers manager Craig Counsell (balls/strikes; QOCY) in the top of the 6th and 1B Umpire John Libka ejected Brewers LF Christian Yelich (out call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 6th inning of the #Reds-#Brewers game. In the top of the 6th, Reds batter Jonathan India was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
  15. We check in with the MLB-partnered Atlantic League's automated ball/strike system (ABS) experiment colloquially referred to as RoboUmp during a recent Lexington Legends vs Lancaster Barnstormers series and find, similar to when the computerized umpire test began severals ago in the ALPB, that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View the full article
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