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Aug 19, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Basketball
This comes after Ian Kinsler ripped umpire Angel Hernandez earlier this week
Aug 16, 2017
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
Hernandez ejected Kinsler on Monday
Aug 15, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Baseball
Kinsler told us all exactly how he feels about Hernandez
Washington Times 9 hours ago

Umpires end protest, will meet with Commissioner Manfred

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball umpires have ended their protest of what they called "abusive player behavior" after Commissioner Rob Manfred offered to meet with their union's governing board. Most umpires wore white wristbands during Saturday's games after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended ...
Grand Rapids Press 11 hours ago
No umpires wearing white wristbands in Tigers-Dodgers game on Sunday

No umpires wearing white wristbands in Tigers-Dodgers game on Sunday

A release by the union said they would wear the wristbands until the league took their concerns seriously. DETROIT -- No umpires at Comerica Park were wearing wrist wristbands on Sunday, a day after their union said they were protesting escalating "verbal attacks." The World Umpires Association said the comments by Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler that "publicly and harshly impugned the character and integrity" of umpire Angel Hernandez were a catalyst for the protest. "It's 'open season' on umpires and that's bad for the game," the union said in its...
Larry Brown Sports 12 hours ago

Ian Kinsler not moved over umpire protest about his lack of suspension

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler’s comments about Angel Hernandez sparked an uproar in the umpiring community, but he’s not really sweating it. With the umpires now wearing white wristbands to protest the fact that the league failed to suspend Kinsler for harsh comments he made about Hernandez, the second baseman really doesn’t care. Ian...Read More
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago
Tigers, Dodgers lineups: 3 starters getting off days for Detroit

Tigers, Dodgers lineups: 3 starters getting off days for Detroit

Dixon Machado will start at shortstop, Andrew Romine will play third and JOhn Hicks will catch Justin Verlander for the second consecutive start. DETROIT -- Regular Detroit Tigers starters Jose Iglesias, Nicholas Castellanos and James McCann will get off days on Sunday, the finale of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Dixon Machado will start at shortstop, Andrew Romine will play third and JOhn Hicks will catch Justin Verlander for the second consecutive start. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Alex Presley, RF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel...
Sports Illustrated 23 hours ago

MLB Umpires' Protest Against Verbal Attacks Unlikely to Garner Much Sympathy

MLB umpires, including Joe West, are protesting what they called 'escalating verbal attacks' from players like the Tigers' Ian Kinsler, but their grievances fall flat given both the subject matter and timing.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 19, 2017
Brad Ausmus fumes at 'petty' umpire protest; Ian Kinsler refuses to back down

Brad Ausmus fumes at 'petty' umpire protest; Ian Kinsler refuses to back down

I hope they wear the white wristbands for the remainder of their careers. I dont care, Kinsler said after the game. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus didn't notice the white armbands worn by two umpires on Saturday, nor did he know there was a league-wide union protest prompted by comments from Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler. But when he found out after the game, he was furious, summoning reporters back into his office to call out the Major League umpires for what he called a "petty" display. "To single out one player as a union is completely...
Los Angeles Times Aug 19, 2017

MLB notes: Umpires wear white wristbands to protest 'abusive player behavior'

Major League Baseball umpires wore white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting “abusive player behavior” after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez. The World Umpires Association announced the action, saying...
MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest “abusive player behavior”

MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest “abusive player behavior”

Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting "abusive player behavior" after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez.
MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatment

MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatment

Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting ''abusive player behavior'' after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez.
Sports Illustrated Aug 19, 2017

Umpires to Wear White Armband to Protest 'Escalating Verbal Attacks'

This comes days after Ian Kinsler suggested that umpire Angel Hernandez should find a new job.
Larry Brown Sports Aug 19, 2017

MLB umpires wearing white wristbands to protest ‘escalating attacks’

Major League umpires are making a statement against the commissioner’s office by wearing white wristbands during games. According to a statement issued by the World Umpires Association, the issue stems from the league’s response to recent criticism from Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler. Kinsler criticized umpire Angel Hernandez harshly but was only fined for...Read More
Grand Rapids Press Aug 19, 2017
Umpires union blasts MLB for lack of response to Ian Kinsler's recent comments

Umpires union blasts MLB for lack of response to Ian Kinsler's recent comments

Umpires are wearing white wristbands on Saturday to protest escalating verbal attacks. DETROIT -- Umpires are wearing white wristbands to protest "escalating verbal attacks" and the lack of response by Major League Baseball. The World Umpires Association announced the protest in a statement released Saturday. The catalyst appears to be comments made by Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler about umpire Angel Hernandez earlier this week in Texas. After being ejected for arguing a strike call, Kinsler said Hernandez, a 26-year veteran, "needs to find...

MLB umpires to wear wristbands in protest of 'escalating verbal attacks' from players

This comes after Ian Kinsler ripped umpire Angel Hernandez earlier this week
Grand Rapids Press Aug 19, 2017
Tigers, Dodgers lineups: JaCoby Jones making 1st start since April

Tigers, Dodgers lineups: JaCoby Jones making 1st start since April

Jones will play center field, while Mikie Mahtook will move to right. DETROIT -- JaCoby Jones will make his first start for the Detroit Tigers since April on Saturday afternoon against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jones will play center field, while Mikie Mahtook will move to right. Alex Presley will get the day off with left-hander Hyun-jin Ryu pitching for the Dodgers. Jones was recalled from Triple-A Toledo on Friday. Tigers lineups 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, RF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6. Victor Martinez, DH7....
MLB Daily Dish Aug 19, 2017
AL Central Notes: Joakim Soria to the DL, Ian Kinsler fined

AL Central Notes: Joakim Soria to the DL, Ian Kinsler fined

Here’s the latest from around the American League Central. Kansas City placed veteran right-hander Joakim Soria on the 10-day disabled list with an oblique injury, the team announced Friday. The Royals have been competing for one of the American League Wild Card spots but have been plagued by bullpen inconsistencies at times this season. Over 50 innings this season, Soria has pitched to a 3.96 ERA and 2.06 FIP. He has walked just 16 hitters and is averaging close to nine strikeouts per nine innings. Here’s the latest from around the American League Central. Cleveland activated...

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