Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/19/14
by: Dan Howard Staff Writer I think Chipper Jones is a wee bit upset with umpire Angel Hernandez; Jones tweeted Friday night, “I will not watch a game, any game, officiated by Angel Hernandez! His incompetence amazes me and I'm tired of MLB doing squat about it!” I’ve watched games umpired by Hernandez too and I think Chipper has a legitimate gripe. Speaking of bad umpiring, the Reds/Rangers game on June 29th, I don’t know if home plate ump Mike DiMuro was having a bad day, or he’s just that inconsistent of the strike zone. Pitches called balls to Rangers hitters became strikes when the Reds batted, especially during Brandon Phillips at bat during the tenth inning. Another point about umpiring; in Tuesday’s Reds/Brewers game, Derrick Robinson looked to be safe in his failed attempt at an inside the park home run. I’ll say this much about Robinson, I sure appreciate his hustle on the play. Don’t misunderstand me; umpires have a very difficult job trying to get the righ...
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