Home plate umpire Sam Holbrook ejected veteran Blue Jays infielder Omar Vizquel from tonight's Texas-Toronto game for arguing balls and strikes. That's a big no-no in the umps-rule-all majors, of course, but tonight's twist is that Vizquel wasn't even in the game at the time; Holbrook took offense to Vizquel's comments from the Blue Jays dugout, and gave him the heave-ho.
In the first inning of Sunday's game against the Blue Jays, Evan Longoria hit what appeared to be a home run, leading to an unusual scene in which a fan was ejected and then reinstated. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons argued that the... Read Post
Arguing balls and strikes is generally a no-win game for hitters, pitchers and managers in Major League Baseball. Chirping over a questionable strike call usually results in an early shower. That was the case for Toronto Blue Jays t... Read Post