Judging the Royals

June 26, 2014 1:30 AM

Do umpires discriminate against right-handed pitchers?

Right now it appears umpires are allowing left-handed pitchers to do something right-handed pitchers can’t and Ned Yost doesn’t like it. In the third inning of the Kansas City Royals 5-4 loss to Los Angeles Dodgers, pitcher James Shields was called for a balk with a runner on third base. That’s how the Dodgers got their first run. But did James Shields really balk?

Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

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