A review of a not-so-new book about umpiring.
Joe Girardi was ejected from yesterday's 7-6 Yankees loss to the Blue Jays. Why? Arguing a couple of close calls. Routine, right? Happens all the time, right? Not exactly. Read this from the...
Do umpires need to be reined in? Are they initiating contact to recommend suspensions? An examination of recent on-field incidents involving the Cubs and others.
Better watch this quickly before MLB yanks it -- it clearly shows Mark Carlson making first contact with Z's arm, and then Z seemlngly saying, "You touched ME first, I am ejecting YOU!"
Recap of the Cubs' 5-2 win over the Pirates on Wednesday, May 27, and some thoughts about Z's antics.