Tag: Sports officiating

Coming to grips: Sticky stuff ban provokes managers, players

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NEW YORK — Kansas City manager Mike Matheny warned opponents that if they act like Philadelphia’s Joe Girardi and ask umpires to check Royals...

Cole’s strikeouts, spin rate down, Royals rally past Yanks

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NEW YORK — Gerrit Cole’s strikeouts and spin rate dropped as he pitched for the first time since Major League Baseball’s crackdown on sticky...

Check, mate: Miffed Max stares down Girardi, Nats top Phils

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PHILADELPHIA — Max Scherzer threw his glove and hat to the grass, then stared down Phillies manager Joe Girardi after getting checked for a...

LEADING OFF: MLB begins checking pitchers for sticky stuff

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A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: STUCK...

Searching for sticky stuff: MLB umps start checking pitchers

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ARLINGTON, Texas — The search is on by major league umpires for sticky stuff that pitchers might use to doctor baseballs. ...

Get a grip: Pitchers unsure on eve of sticky stuff crackdown

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NEW YORK — Gerrit Cole hardly expects a smooth transition when Major League Baseball ups its efforts against sticky substances. ...

Votto, Bell ejected in heated scene; Padres fan also tossed

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SAN DIEGO — Joey Votto and manager David Bell of the Cincinnati Reds were ejected in the first inning Saturday following a heated argument...

This Date in Baseball

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June 20 1912 — The New York Giants outslugged the Boston...

This Date in Baseball-Week Ahead

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June 18 1938 — The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Babe Ruth to...

Spanish referee picked to officiate Copa América match

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CUIABA, Brazil — A Spanish refereeing crew was selected Tuesday to officiate a Copa America game as part of an agreement between UEFA and...