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  1. Farrell remains troubled by replay system

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- A day after umpires didn't reverse their call on a play at second base in which Dean Anna of the Yankees did not keep his foot on the bag while Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts was applying the tag, even though TV replays clearly showed ...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  2. 2013 World Series -- Intent not needed to make obstruction call, ...

    Gordon Edes

    They were all in agreement -- umpiring crew chief John Hirschbeck, third-base umpire Jim Joyce, plate umpire Dana DeMuth and executive vice president of baseball operations Joe Torre -- about the obstruction call against the Boston Red Sox.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2013
  3. Farrell absolves West, lauds Tigers pen

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Given another chance to find fault with umpire Joe West's work behind the plate, Red Sox manager John Farrell passed. "I don't think it was [a factor]," Farrell said. "Looking back at some pitches, the [Tigers] made some very good pitche...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  4. MLB clarifies change in pitcher protocol, source says

    Gordon Edes

    It comes too late to save Seattle Mariners interim manager Robby Thompson, but according to an industry source, Major League Baseball sent a directive to all 30 clubs Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Sox 10, Rays 8 (14 inn.)

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The first inning came straight out of the T-ball handbook: Everybody hits until the umpire/dad decides enough is enough and gives the other team a chance to bat. The first eight Red Sox batters reached safely Monday night....

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  6. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 6, Red Sox 3

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- So, does it make you feel any better that the Red Sox were mad when they lost? Didn't think it would. Dustin Pedroia was ejected from a game for only the second time in his career, Jon Lester barked at the plate umpire after losing hi...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  7. Bobby Valentine's ejection could pull Boston Red Sox together

    Gordon Edes

    Could an emotional win over the Yankees finally get the Red Sox rolling?

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012
  8. MLB chastises Sox for showing replay

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The Red Sox received a call from the commissioner's office complaining that the video board at Fenway Park replayed a controversial umpire's decision during Saturday's game. As a rule, teams are instructed not to replay close calls, for ...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  9. A-Gon on HBP: Miggy, Prince at risk

    Gordon Edes

    DETROIT -- When the first pitch from Detroit reliever Phil Coke in the eighth inning sailed behind him, Adrian Gonzalez reacted with humor. "I joked around with [Tigers catcher Alex] Avila and the umpire [Dan Iassogna]," said the Red Sox first ba...

    Blog | April 08, 2012
  10. Bobby Valentine irked with Joe Girardi for calling tie game

    Gordon Edes

    Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was displeased with the manner in which Yankees manager called the teams' tie game after nine innings Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  11. On the 'B' side, Bard, Aceves throw

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It had all the trappings of a regular game. Two teams, playing in a stadium, full press box, a few folks in the stands. There were a few things different. No anthem, for one. Late-arriving umpires, leaving Tommy the Groundskeep...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  12. Morning report: Pedey vs. Iggy

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good morning from the Fort, where a baseball game is scheduled to be played later today. A "B" game, to be sure, which means no major league umpires, but a game nonetheless, with the Red Sox playing the Twins and taking their firs...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  13. Umpire: Game 1 had to be finished

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Well, at least they got one in, despite two rain delays. And they haven't given up on the second. Good afternoon, Irene. Scoring in each of the first five innings, the Red Sox put a 9-3 whipping on the Oakland Athletics in a game that...

    Blog | August 27, 2011
  14. Where weather, baseball geeks collide

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON--Here are the rules regarding rain delays, postponements, and the like, as they appear in the MLB Umpires Media Guide: (a) The home team shall be the sole judge as to whether a game shall not be started because of unsuitable weather condit...

    Blog | August 27, 2011
  15. Price hits Youkilis, Rays pay price

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- If it looks like revenge and smells like revenge and the home-plate umpire immediately reacts like he thinks it's revenge, even though it's only the top of the first inning, then there's more than a sporting chance that Tampa ...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  16. Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon suspended for 3 games

    Gordon Edes

    Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon has suspended for three games in the aftermath of Saturday's ejection by plate umpire Tony Randazzo.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2011