Acronyms: Is 2B the same as F4?

Acronyms: Is 2B the same as F4?

Since we tend to use shorthand when describing various scenarios, do you find yourself sometimes confused what an acronym means? Here is a list of commonly used ones.  Oh, and the answer to the question is simple: 2B refers to a place (second base) while F4 refers to...
The Strike Philosophy

The Strike Philosophy

Umpires proudly say, “Our favorite calls are outs and strikes.”  And… work hard to find them.  Let’s talk about the Strike Philosophy. Bottom line, no one LOVES walks (except me way back in high school!). So, we look for strikes. Here is the...
Don’t Eject but Don’t NOT Eject

Don’t Eject but Don’t NOT Eject

Let’s talk a bit about game management. You are the boss … but, you are NOT the boss.  Confusing isn’t it? An umpire’s job is to make decisions. Some of those decisions will be questioned – sometimes strongly – and create a poor...
UmpInfo on Facebook

UmpInfo on Facebook

Don’t be shy!  Come on now… Join us on Facebook  Click the image here and… The basic idea is you have questions. So, does everyone else.  Let’s answer them and have other people chime in.  Let’s have a conversation. So what is appropriate...