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 what's turning out to be a bad day for MLB umpires, Bill Miller—behind the plate for tonight's Rays-at-Jays matchup in Toronto—suffered the wrath of Brett Lawrie's helmet after the Blue Jays third baseman took issue with Miller's... 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