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  1. The Strike Zone Time Travel Test: How Much of Baseball’s An...

    Ben Lindbergh

    New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred probably could have picked a better verb when he spoke earlier this week about "injecting additional offense in the game," but the phrasing, evocative of Jose Canseco stories abou...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  2. MLB, umpires ratify five-year labor contract through 2019

    Baseball owners and major league umpires have ratified a five-year collective bargaining agreement that extends through 2019.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2015
  3. Is Yasiel Puig baseball's worst baserunner?

    David Schoenfield

    (Hal) McRae was the most aggressive baserunner of the 1970s, a man who left home plate thinking "double" every time he hit the ball. The rule allowing the second base umpire to call a double play if the runner from first leaves the baseline to take o...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  4. Umpires, MLB reach agreement on 5-year labor contract

    Several people familiar with the deal say Major League Baseball and its umpires have reached agreement on a five-year labor contract.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2014
  5. Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott comes out as gay

    Veteran Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott revealed in an interview that he is gay and married to his partner of 28 years.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2014
  6. Kansas City Royals lose first-ever World Series replay challenge

    Kansas City manager Ned Yost could tell he was going to lose his challenge, even before the umpires got the final word from the replay room.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2014
  7. Four umpires get first World Series call

    Boosted by their strong results on replay challenges this season, several umpires will get to work the World Series for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2014
  8. Gerry Davis, Joe West are umpire crew chiefs for NLCS, ALCS

    Gerry Davis is going to be the crew chief for the NL Championship Series and Joe West is heading the umpires for the ALCS, each reprising the role they held last postseason.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  9. 2014 MLB playoffs -- Matt Kemp of Los Angeles Dodgers calls out u...

    Mark Saxon

    Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp, who got in a heated argument with plate umpire Dale Scott late in his team's 3-1 loss to the Cardinals in Game 3 of the NLDS, blasted the veteran umpire after the game.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  10. Markakis' home run stands after review

    David Schoenfield

    The Baltimore Orioles took a 2-0 lead over the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of their ALDS on Friday when Nick Markakis' two-run homer stood up after an umpire review. Markakis' shot came with two outs in the third inning off Justin Verlander. The bal...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  11. Major League Baseball to add seventh umpire to crews for LCS, Wor...

    A person familiar with the plan tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the World Series and league championship series.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  12. Mariners edge Angels in 11 to stay in AL playoff chase

    The Seattle Mariners stayed in the AL playoff race Saturday night when Austin Jackson hustled to barely beat a double-play relay in the 11th inning for a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 27, 2014
  13. Derek Jeter -- Umps make call on Captain's career

    Ian O'Connor

    Umps make the call on Derek Jeter's career after 2,902 straight games sans an ejection.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  14. Atlanta fan ejected for profane comments aimed at Bryce Harper

    Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  15. Joe West suspended one game for grabbing Jonathan Papelbon's jers...

    Veteran umpire Joe West has been suspended one game without pay for grabbing Jonathan Papelbon's jersey during an altercation Sunday with the Philadelphia Phillies closer.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  16. Jonathan Papelbon of Philadelphia Phillies suspended 7 games for ...

    Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon received a seven-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for making a lewd gesture to fans and getting ejected during Philadelphia's 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014