A Commemorative GIF Of Brett Lawrie's "Unlucky" Helmet Spike That Hit…

Blue Jays infielder Brett Lawrie will sit out the next four games after throwing a tantrum on home plate umpire Bill Miller during the ninth inning of Toronto's game against Tampa Bay. "It took a bad hop and hit him totally by accident," stated Lawrie, who appealed the suspension though he does plan to apologize to… » 5/17/12 2:15pm 5/17/12 2:15pm

Better Know An Umpire: Bill Miller

Welcome to Better Know An Umpire, an effort to educate ourselves on the human elements who have ultimate decision-making power over some 2,500 Major League Baseball games a year. (All cumulative statistics are through the 2011 season, unless otherwise stated.) » 5/16/12 3:00pm 5/16/12 3:00pm

Umpire Bill Miller Has Bad Night, Gets Hit First By Brett Lawrie's…

In what's turning out to be a bad day for MLB umpires, Bill Miller—behind the plate for tonight's Rays-at-Jays matchup in Toronto—suffered the wrath of Brett Lawrie's helmet after the Blue Jays third baseman took issue with Miller's strike zone. » 5/15/12 10:36pm 5/15/12 10:36pm