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Home plate ump leaves Marlins-Cardinals game after being hit by foul tip

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Home plate umpire Chad Fairchild left the Marlins-Cardinals game after taking a foul ball off his right forearm in the bottom of the first inning.Jim Joyce moved from first base to the plate and the crew worked a man short Friday night.Fairchild hopped in pain after being injured on Wei-Yin Chen's first pitch to Matt Holliday, the Cardinals third-place hitter. The...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Plate umpire Chad Fairchild leaves after pitch off elbow

ST. LOUIS (AP) Home plate umpire Chad Fairchild left the Marlins-Cardinals game after taking a foul ball off his right forearm in the bottom of the first inning. Jim Joyce moved from first base to the plate and the crew worked a man short Friday night. Fairchild hopped in pain after being injured on Wei-Yin Chen's first pitch to Matt Holliday, the Cardinals third-place hitter...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Rizzo addresses ‘unfortunate incident’ with umpire Jim Joyce Thursday night

NEW YORK — Washington Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo said he did, indeed, confront the umpires after his team’s 9-7 loss to the New York Mets Thursday night. Late Thursday, reports percolated of a shouting match between the GM and second base umpire Jim Joyce. Joyce had ruled Daniel Murphy out at first in the […]
Via Nationals Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nats GM Mike Rizzo confronted umpire over call in loss to Mets

A report by the New York Daily News says Nationals GM Mike Rizzo got into a shouting match with umpire Jim Joyce after the Nats' loss to the Mets.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nats GM gets into shouting match with umpire after game

Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo got into a shouting match with umpire Jim Joyce after Thursday's Mets-Nets game at Citi Field, according to a report. The New York Daily News' Christian Red says the encounter led to the men being separated. Red believes they were arguing about a Jayson Werth slide in the top of the 9th. Ump Jim Joyce just got into a shouting match with a Nats...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs-Thunder refs missed 11 different insane things

When you think about it, the best/worst referees calls ought to be ones that don’t completely hurt one team but, ideally, kill both teams. That seems both implausible and impossible, right? A bad call, by its very nature, is going to crush one side. Missed first-base calls by Don Denkinger and Jim Joyce that cost the Cardinals...
Via New York Post
May 03, 2016

Stop the Shenanigans!

OK, I think that we as Royals fans need to now acknowledge that Ventura is now part of the problem. Thursday night we have five more ejections. It wasn't a Jim Joyce & Greg Gibson 7-0 ejections weekend. BUT, Ventura was the problem here. Are others provoking Ventura into this kind of thing? YES. Did Eaton provoke – absolutely. SO FLIPPING WHAT? Stop. Get guys out. That...
Via Royals Blue
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Umpire Dale Scott leaves game in first inning

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Home plate umpire Dale Scott left Thursday's game between the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the first after apparently getting hit on the hand by a pitch. Play resumed quickly, with Jim Joyce calling ball and strikes from behind the mound while Mark Ripperger changed into his gear. The bottom of the first featured a two-man umpire...
Via Associated Press
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Joyce ejects Ausmus after instant replay… But what is the rule?

During last night’s Tigers 4-0 loss to the Angels, manager Brad Ausmus was ejected in the third inning by every Tigers fan favorite umpire Jim Joyce. The reason for Ausmus’ second career ejection as a manager was for continuing to argue a call that was apparently supported by instant replay and given a final rule upon. The play in question was Matt Shoemaker’s pick-off of Eugenio...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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