Monthly Archives: November 2022

Umps and pitch counts: how both conspired to make World Series Game 6 frustrating to watch

The game of baseball is based on failure. But some failures are avoidable. The tone is set early in Game 6 of the World Series as home plate umpire Lance Barksdale does not call the low strike to Philadelphia Philly, Kyle Schwarber. I have umpired. To me, it is the most difficult pitch to call, which is why I have

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