MLB umpires are getting out of hand and the league is doing little about it.
Last night's game between the Cubs and Cardinals was yet another example of an umpire trying to make himself bigger than the game.
After getting called out on strikes last night, Matt Adams questioned the call on his way back to the dugout. It was a mild and low-key protest, but apparently, this did not sit well with umpire Dan Bellino, who took off his mask and shoo'd Adams away.
Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny took exception to Bellino's treatment of Adams and, after the final out was recorded, confronted Bellino as he approached the dugout. Needless to say, things got a little heated (video).
Matheny was ejected, after the game was already over, and could possibly face a fine or suspension. Meanwhile, Bellino is free to ump another game.
Here's what Matheny had to say about Bellino at his press conference:
“It had more to do with the umpire and how he mistreated one of our
players. It had nothin...