Home plate umpire Marty Foster, during a game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals in San Diego, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, checks his counter while wearing a white wrist band in solidarity with other umpires to protest the escalating verbal attacks against them.
Home plate umpire Marty Foster, during a game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals in San Diego, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, checks his counter while wearing a white wrist band in solidarity with other umpires to protest the escalating verbal attacks against them. Alex Gallardo The Associated Press
Home plate umpire Marty Foster, during a game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals in San Diego, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, checks his counter while wearing a white wrist band in solidarity with other umpires to protest the escalating verbal attacks against them. Alex Gallardo The Associated Press

MLB umpires should drop the self-righteousness, cut the insecurity, or get better

August 23, 2017 02:30 PM