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  1. These Questions 3: Kathryn Schulz

    Rob Neyer

    When I read a book, I usually have a pencil at hand, for marking passages or circling words I want to look up later. With each notation, I'll also pencil in a page number on the book's endpaper. In the case of Kathryn Schulz's "Being Wrong: Adventure...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  2. Tigers' Galarraga sent down, for cause

    Rob Neyer

    Geez. Tough crowd: After his near-perfect game last month, Armando Galarraga seemed the least upset person in the Tigers' locker room. He said he felt for Jim Joyce, the umpire who missed the ninth-inning call at first base. After the Tigers' 11...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  3. Poll says more about players than umps

    Rob Neyer

    My favorite bits from ESPN The Magazine's survey on Major League umpires: "The sad thing about the Galarraga game is, Jim Joyce is seriously one of the best umpires around," one player said. "He always calls it fair, so players love him. Everyon...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  4. What commish could do (and what he shouldn't)

    Rob Neyer

    Keith Olbermann has been all over this thing, arguing almost immediately that Jim Joyce should have done last night what Frank Pulli did almost exactly 11 years ago: ignore procedure and look at the replay ... More over, that's exactly what basebal...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  5. First, stop calling it an 'easy call'

    Rob Neyer

    I've been struggling, late into last night and now early this morning, to write something about Armando Galarraga and Jim Joyce that you don't already know. Maybe that's already impossible, but I was watching the game and I've now seen the replay ...

    Blog | June 03, 2010