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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Bartolo Colon can't understand ejection

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Bartolo Colon pleaded ignorance as to why he was ejected in the fourth inning by plate umpire John Tumpane. Bartolo Colon #40 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM28 W13 L12 BB25 K136 ERA4.14 Colon was given the heave-ho Th...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  5. MLB's Joe Torre issues memo on collision rule -- Not so fast, ump...

    Jayson Stark

    In an attempt to clear up confusion over baseball's new collision rule, MLB executive VP Joe Torre distributed a memo Tuesday clarifying the rule to umpires and all 30 clubs.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  6. Home plate collision rule a potential postseason disaster

    Jayson Stark

    Catchers aren't sure where to stand. Baserunners aren't sure how to slide. And umpires aren't sure what to call. MLB must clarify the home plate collision rule before October.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  7. Amarista's 10th-inning single beats Dodgers

    Amarista's 10th-inning single beats Dodgers

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 30, 2014
  8. Ron Roenicke doesn't want robot umps

    David Schoenfield

    So you may have seen Brewers manager Ron Roenicke go off on umpire Mark Ripperger after the Brewers' 3-2 loss to the Padres on Wednesday. Roenicke said the Brewers have had Ripperger before "and he is terrible behind home plate" and admitted he proba...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  9. Ron Roenicke of Milwaukee Brewers -- Ump 'terrible behind plate'

    Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he might as well have thrown the towel in as early as the second inning of a 3-2 loss to the Padres on Wednesday thanks to plate umpire Mark Ripperger, who "we've had before, and he is terrible behind home plate."

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  10. Dodgers win a war of replay

    Mark Saxon

    PHOENIX - When Don Mattingly jogged out to ask the umpires to take a second look at whether catcher Miguel Montero had improperly blocked the plate while attempting to apply a tag on Carl Crawford in the fourth inning Tuesday night, he had a hidden a...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  11. Tampa Bay Rays protest loss to Toronto Blue Jays

    Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon protested Saturday's game against the Blue Jays in the fourth inning after the umpires granted Toronto a replay challenge after the next play had begun.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  12. Fun and fascinating umpire statistics

    Jayson Stark

    Bet you didn't know Joe West has a 4.45 ERA this season. Seriously. That's the truth. OK, it isn't quite the truth. The truth is that the pitchers who have shown up on the mound when West has umpired home plate this season have a 4.45 ERA. ...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  13. Rizzo won't comment on suspended game

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Before Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was diplomatic about the notion the San Francisco Giants probably didn't get a fair outcome when umpires declared the Cubs winners the night...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  14. Mariners maul Tigers, move ahead in AL wild-card race

    Chris Young pitched six shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat Detroit 8-1 Sunday, winning the weekend series and moving back ahead of the Tigers in the race for the second AL wild-card spot.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 17, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Orioles 5, Yankees 3

    Wallace Matthews

    BALTIMORE -- The New York Yankees have become a team that can't win for losing. They lost out on a rare call at home plate in the seventh inning. They lost their manager in an argument with an umpire that he probably should have won. And they lost...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  16. Giants score 7 runs to beat White Sox after umpires overturn call...

    The Giants scored seven runs after a video review led umpires to overturn an out call at home because Chicago catcher Tyler Flowers illegally blocked Gregor Blanco, and San Francisco went on to beat the White Sox 7-1 on Wednesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 13, 2014