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.
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
The Yankees’ Joe Girardi may be a good manager, but he’s not a very convincing liar. Last night, with the Yankees trailing the Mets 11-5 in the bottom of the 6th inning, Girardi got ejected for the 22nd time as a big league manager.... Read Post