The staff recounts some poor umpire calls that could have been corrected with the benefit of instant replay.
Why the expansion of replay review makes it more vital that MLB give umpires a voice.
Ben and Sam (mostly) celebrate the impending arrival of a new replay review system.
A new argument in favor of reviving a long-extinct species.
A former umpire and umpire supervisor weighs in on the influence catchers have over calls.
Maybe it’s not the umpires that need to change.
Defending Marty Foster, and why arguing balls and strikes is never as simple as it seems.
Ben and Sam talk about why the Marlins have put service-time considerations aside in Jose Fernandez’s case, then discuss Jose Bautista’s comments about umpires.
Does Jose Bautista have a reason to be so angry at umpires?
The pitch before the pitch that sent the Dominican Republic to the WBC semifinals.
What the managers who were ejected last season said to seal their fates. (Warning: strong language.)
Ben and Sam discuss the ins and outs of umpire-manager arguments.
We all want to see more plays called correctly, but altering the existing umpiring system could have unintended consequences.
DeWayne Wise and the Yankees get a gift from umpire Mike DiMuro.