• MLB admits umpires missed home run call

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated May 10, 2013
    Major League Baseball says the umpires were wrong. MLB executive vice president Joe Torre said the umpires made an "improper call." What does matter, though: The umpires blatantly went against the rule book and after the game wouldn't comment on it. "I look at it that baseball has high standards for their umpires and I have high standards for myself and I didn't meet those standards last night, so I am absolutely OK with everything," he said. Before MLB's ruling, A's manager Bob Melvin said he still belie...
    Source: CNNSI.com
  • MLB bans ump 2 games for Astros pitcher swap

    The rule covering pitching changes was not applied correctly by the umpiring crew in the seventh inning of Thursday's Angels-Astros game in Houston, Major League Baseball said Friday.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • MLB: Umpires err on Astros' pitching change

      The rule covering pitching changes was not applied correctly by the umpiring crew in the seventh inning of Thursday's Angels-Astros game in Houston, Major League Baseball said Friday.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • MLB: Umpires, Porter wrong about pitching change

      MLB said today that Astros manager Bo Porter and the umpires from Thursday’s game vs. the Angels were wrong in their interpretation of the pitching change rule. In the seventh inning, Porter called on reliever Wesley Wright to replace Paul Clemens with
      Source: chron.com
  • MLB suspends umpire two games for missing call in Astros-Angels game; Bo Porter apologizes

    One day after apologizing to umpire Fieldin Culbreth, Astros manager Bo Porter issued a public apology to Culbreth and his crew for setting in motion the controversy that led to a two-game suspension and a fine for Culbreth. Just as Los Angeles Angels m…
    Source: chron.com
  • Another day, another goof: Umps allow rule-breaking Astros pitching change

    A day after a group of umpires botched a home-run ruling, another group of umpires let the Houston Astros make an obviously illegal pitching change. The opposing Los Angeles Angels played the rest of the game under protest, which doesn't really matter n…
    Source: yahoo.com

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