Tony Randazzo Ejected Mike Aviles From A Game That Was Already Over

When we profiled umpire Tony Randazzo last year, we noted he had an "aggressive attitude." That aggression was on display tonight in New York, as the ump blew a call with two outs in the ninth inning, tossed Mike Aviles from the game after it was already over, then taunted Indians skipper Terry Francona. » 6/04/13 10:58pm 6/04/13 10:58pm

Peter Gammons: Angel Hernandez Blew That Call After Ignoring The Replay

Peter Gammons went on Dan Patrick's radio show to talk about umpire Angel Hernandez's egregious blown call from Wednesday night's A's-Indians game. Gammons offered an interesting explanation for how Hernandez could have failed to properly call what was a clear home run even after looking at a video replay. » 5/10/13 11:51am 5/10/13 11:51am

USA Today Just Couldn't Wait To Troll Braves Fans And Everyone Else…

Like the call that handed the Seahawks the win over the Packers two Mondays ago, the ruling in the Braves-Cardinals death match was complex enough to trip up the layman. The call on Golden Tate's "touchdown" could, if you squinted, have been justified based on a slippery understanding of the concept of the "simultaneous… » 10/06/12 9:15am 10/06/12 9:15am

MLB Suspends Umpire Bob Davidson For "Repeated Violations Of Situation…

In what's almost certainly a response to his repeated instances of "Fuck You, Charlie" during an incident at Tuesday's Astros-Phillies game, Major League Baseball has suspended umpire Bob Davidson for one game. The press release reads: » 5/18/12 12:15pm 5/18/12 12:15pm

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

Bob Davidson's Ejection Of Charlie Manuel Today Featured More F-Bombs…

Umpire Bob Davidson added insult to injury for the Phillies today when, after obstructing catcher Brian Schneider's attempts to retrieve a dropped third strike from hurler Cliff Lee, he ejected Philadelphia manager Charlie Manuel—leading to a fierce, "fuck"-filled argument in the eighth inning of today's game against… » 5/15/12 3:41pm 5/15/12 3:41pm