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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...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Home Plate Ump Took a Ball to the Nuts in the 18th Inning Last Night

JHC...home plate umpire Marty Foster took one to the balls last night during Red Sox / Yankees. In the 18th. Ump has to be super pissed off about this game! RT @TheCauldron: GIF: Umpire takes ball to the nuts in the 18th— Onyx Mueller (@onyx) April 11, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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April 11, 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...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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