Better Know An Umpire: Gary Cederstrom

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.) » 5/21/12 3:00pm 5/21/12 3:00pm

An MLB Umpire Forgot The Count Last Night And Held The Game Up By…

Part of Gary Cederstrom's job as a home-plate umpire is to keep track of the count for every batter, no matter what the scoreboard or any television graphic might indicate. But last night, with Adam Dunn batting with two outs and no one on in the bottom of the fourth, Cederstrom apparently got caught up in the moment… » 9/28/11 12:50pm 9/28/11 12:50pm