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  1. Joba on blown call: Replay speaks for itself

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- Yankees right-hander Joba Chamberlain thought it was a strike. So did his batterymate, Austin Romine. But the only person whose opinion actually mattered, first-base umpire Joe West, disagreed. With one out and Jacoby Ellsbury on ...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  2. Girardi ejected in the 5th

    Mike Mazzeo

    Joe got the old heave-ho. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was ejected by second-base umpire Vic Carapazza for arguing an out call at second base with one out in the fifth inning of Friday night's 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Girardi did not...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. Happy birthday, Joe -- you're ejected!

    Mike Mazzeo

    Yankees manager Joe Girardi turned 48 on Sunday. His birthday present from second base umpire Jeff Nelson? How 'bout an ejection? Girardi was run from the game after arguing a botched call by Nelson for a second time in the top of the eigh...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  4. MLB playoffs 2012 -- Joe Girardi of New York Yankees calls for mo...

    Mike Mazzeo

    New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi strongly advocated for the implementation of expanded instant replay after he was ejected for arguing a blown call in the eighth inning of his team's 3-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of the ALCS.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2012
  5. The umpires are monitoring the weather ...

    Mike Mazzeo

    ... but as of now no start time has been set, according to the Yankees. According to, there is a 55 percent chance of rain at 8 p.m., but that goes down to 10 percent at 9 p.m., so perhaps that's the likely time we'll have baseball in the...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  6. Wise's dream week continues

    Mike Mazzeo

    This week alone, Dewayne Wise has fooled an umpire into thinking he made a diving catch in the stands, retired the only two batters he faced during a scoreless relief appearance and gone 7-for-11 at the plate with two homers and five RBIs. "He's d...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  7. Terry tossed for backing Bay

    Mike Mazzeo

    Jason Bay doesn't say much. So when Terry Collins saw his left fielder arguing with home plate umpire Larry Vanover over a called third strike in the sixth inning, the Mets manager figured Vanover must've been wrong. Debby Wong/US PresswireTe...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  8. Alex Rodriguez latest New York Yankees player hit by pitch agains...

    Mike Mazzeo

    Indians right-hander Mitch Talbot was ejected by home plate umpire Dan Iassogna after hitting New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez in his left thigh.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  9. Young stars on the mound

    Mike Mazzeo

    New York Mets right-hander Chris Young had to have the call -- and third base umpire Lance Barksdale gave it to him. Chris Young Starting Pitcher New York Mets Profile 2011 Season Stats GM W L BB K ERA 4 1 0 1...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  10. Friday is Jackie Robinson Day

    Mike Mazzeo

    Friday is Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball. All MLB players, coaches and umpires will wear No. 42 in honor of Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers back on Apr. 15, 1947 -- or 64 years ago. The New Y...

    Blog | April 15, 2011