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Here's Umpire Jerry Meals Trying To Avoid To A Ball And Instead Incurring The Wrath Of Yankees Fans

The New York Yankees are not getting along very well with Jerry Meals. Last week, the New York Daily News compared Meals to legendary goat Jeffrey Maier, and the usually robotic Mark Teixeira was moved to say Meals's out call in the ninth was "terrible"—he even said, " "Sometimes you wonder if the umpires are just…

The Pirates' 'Formal Complaint' Over Last Night's Call Will Accomplish What, Exactly? (Update)

Absolutely nothing. But that hasn't stopped pandering homers like this in the Pittsburgh media from clamoring for the front office to "let them know the Pirates are through getting kicked around." Because nothing's gonna get the suits at MLB headquarters to bend to the Pirates' will quite like an expression of how…