Tag Archives: mlb umpires

  • MAY 30TH, 2012

    Are The Umpires Held Accountable For Their Actions During MLB Games?

    In the world of professional sports, the only men who keep the star athletes in check during a game tend to be the officials. Where the athletes have to talk to the media and explain their actions before and after games, the decisions made by the officials never seem to come into question. But why is that? From a sports betting perspective, officials and in .....

  • JUNE 9TH, 2011

    MLB Umpire Update – June 9th

    The home plate umpire in a MLB game remains an important factor when it comes to handicapping a particular matchup so taking the time to understand the size of their strike zone can help provide an edge especially when it comes to mining value out of the ‘total’ line. There is no exact standard for the ‘strike zone’ in baseball so the main thing the .....