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Play Ball! Play Ball! Instant Replay Makes Its Debut for Baseball's 2014 Season

Howard Barbanel | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

As baseball season gets underway, fans, players, managers and umpires are faced with the specter of the game becoming both faster and slower thanks to the new instant replay rules that have been put in effect for the first time.

Ump Dies Week After Working MLB Playoffs

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 10.15.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball umpire Wally Bell, who worked the NL playoff series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis C...

WATCH: Did Umps Blow 'Catch' Call?

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- There was nothing Daniel Nava could do afterward except state his case. "I know I made the catch," the Boston right fielder said. "Sometim...

WATCH: MLB Umpire Forgets Count

Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Well, this is certainly embarrassing… During the Yankees/Athletics game yesterday—an 18-inning affair tha...

MLB Suspends, Fines Umps

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball suspended umpire Fieldin Culbreth for two games on Friday because he was in charge of the crew that allowed Ast...

2nd Mistake In 2 Days

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball admitted Friday that umpires made a mistake for the second straight day, this time when they messed up by allowing A...

Eyes Wide Shut: Another Blown Call In MLB Playoffs

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

In baseball, it has long been said that a "tie goes to the runner" when it comes to a bang-bang play at a base. In the 2012 MLB Playoffs, however, "be...

Umpires Strike Back

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 09.07.2011 | Sports

If you tune into baseball games to see the umpire strike back, the All-Star break couldn't come at a worse time. July is already shaping up as one of ...