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I think [the umpires] are smart enough to know how many times Luna has been thrown at. Whether it was intentional or not, I think that was a good call on their part. Enough is enough. It just looks so bad. Not to read intent, but it just looked real bad. (Quote by - Tony La Russa)

Whenever you have a tight situation and there's a close pitch, the umpire gets a squawk no matter how he calls it. (Quote by - Red Barber)

The umpire said he went to his mouth. It was a bad call. It was a mistaken call. It's unfortunate that the game, in my opinion, turned on that. You don't know what's going to happen, but it takes it out of the players hands. He did not go to his mouth. He was sweating profusely on his face. He wiped his eyebrow (and came) across his nose and caught it on his face. It was a bad call, plain and simple. (Quote by - Phil Garner)

We all know the situation - those umpires, regardless of whether they're in the big leagues or in A-ball, they have good days and bad days. (Quote by - Jeff Blauser)

There hasn't been any evidence to suggest the umpires believe the game should be changed the way the rule makers think it should be. (Quote by - Paul Roos)

We had some lengthy discussion about it with the commissioner .... He had sought further explanation from the umpires in the hearing. (Quote by - Ken Jacobs)

I got frustrated because I saw the replay and I read his lips. I went out and the umpire threw me out and I got mad. You can't just sit back. It was an offensive play and I was frustrated. (Quote by - Mickey Hatcher)

The hand is quicker than the eye, I guess. It's one of those where you just show the umpire and hope that you get the call. (Quote by - Paul Lo Duca)

If I had a guy like him I would also expect him to put pressure on. I think the umpires have got it quite right today. (Quote by - Mickey Arthur)

My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn't playing. (Quote by - Jim Evans)

The umpires are closer than we are. We tried to see the replay, but it was tough to tell. (Quote by - Edgardo Alfonzo)

It just so happens that he hears stuff from what umpires say on certain calls like that. (Quote by - Jermaine Dye)

The umpire didn't give me a pitch, the slider. Delgado hit a good pitch. (Quote by - Carlos Martinez)

Of course, [umpires] said he couldn't do that. (Quote by - Carlos Garcia)

We're getting the best available umpires that we can. (Quote by - Randy Mobley)

One umpire was looking at the other, ... I don't think they had the greatest position. ... I guess he gets the advantage because he's a Gold Glover. (Quote by - Mike Piazza)

The umpires didn't even want to start the game. We still get to count the tickets sold. (Quote by - Robert Brinton)

There was a call made (by the umpires) to go over what happened, to make sure there was no confusion. There's nothing to it. Hoffman got the best of me. (Quote by - Clint Barmes)

It was a tough session tonight but it's the umpires' call on the light, ... It was disappointing to lose two wickets but we've got a new day tomorrow to bat on and hopefully post a score that is defendable. (Quote by - James Franklin)

told me if the glove is on the bag and the ball is in the glove, the runner is safe. That was a bad call. But it didn't cost us the ball game because we made too many mistakes. (Quote by - Jay Harper)

To be blatantly honest I think they (Aussies) do put pressure on the umpires and they're masters at it. (Quote by - Mickey Arthur)

He reached to tag him with the ball and he was a foot away from the guy. But umpires don't win and lose the game. If we do what we're supposed to do, we're not in that situation. (Quote by - Tracy Smith)

She made a great catch. The umpire later told me he made a mistake on the call. We were ahead. It changed the momentum. (Quote by - Jim Schmitz)

A couple of weeks ago I visited their (umpires') conference. (Quote by - Grant Thomas)

What bothered me is that I just got a memo from the (American) League stating that when (umpires)

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