umpires

Jason Miller / Stringer
July 11, 2019 - 6:48 am
The independent Atlantic League became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and strikes Wednesday night at its All-Star Game. Plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed the call upon receiving it from a...
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Tony Gwynn, Jr.
June 19, 2019 - 12:58 pm
Yesterday the MLB Umpires Association shocked the baseball world by sending out the tweet below. Some say it was something that we have never seen, and a lot say the umpires handled this all wrong. Here's the tweet below. #Disappointed #LeadByExample #NotAppreciated #Violence #TemperTantrum #...
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January 24, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Jim McKean, who umpired 10 no-hitters and three World Series during a big league career from 1973-01, has died. He was 73. Jamie McKean, one of his sons, said McKean died in his sleep early Thursday at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida, near his home. Jim McKean had kidney issues...
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Gwynn & Chris
June 26, 2018 - 6:36 pm
The Padres found themselves on the wrong side of a bad call again and it ends up costing them the game...again. Padres Central Bill Center joined Chris Ello to talk about what should be done with umpiring, and whether or not Andy Green needed to take a stand.
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