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Former Tony Gwynn teammate among All-Star Game umpires

In addition to having some vintage San Diego Padres-themed uniforms that will have many casual baseball fans under the age of 35 flummoxed, the latest edition of the MLB All-Star Game will feature local flair as well. Among the umpires selected to work this year’s Midsummer Classic is Kerwin Danley, who played alongside Tony Gwynn at San Diego State in the early 1980s. Danley will...
Via Today's Knuckleball
July 08, 2016

Plate umpire Foster hit in mask, exits Blue Jays-Mets game

NEW YORK (AP) Home plate umpire Marty Foster has removed himself from the game between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets after being hit in the facemask by a foul ball. The game at Citi Field on Monday night was delayed for 11 minutes. Foster was struck squarely on the mask by a ball off the bat of Toronto's Josh Donaldson with one out in the top of the third inning. Foster...
Via Associated Press
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays pitching coach ejected for arguing call

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey has been ejected for arguing a check-swing call on Baltimore slugger Adam Jones. Jones checked his swing as Nelson Cruz was thrown out attempting to steal second base in the first inning Thursday night. After Cruz was retired, first base umpire Alan Porter agreed with plate umpire Marty Foster's call that Jones...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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