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.
Google kindly suggests that you search for insults about umpires.
The difference between the best umpire and the worst is seven correct calls per game. Ben looks for the one who gets those seven right.
Immortalizing the moment when Mets left fielder Vinny Rottino tried to send a walk-off win to the 13th inning.