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Saturday, September 15, 2018

Report: MLB looking into umpire’s bizarre interference in Mets celebration

Veteran umpire Tom Hallion has some explaining to do after seemingly attempting to block the New York Mets walk-off celebration on Thursday.

According to the New York Post, Major League Baseball officials are expected to question the veteran umpire for what writer Mike Puma termed an “apparent attempt to show up Todd Frazier” after Frazier launched the game-winning home run in Game 1 of a doubleheader against the Miami Marlins.

The Mets obviously haven’t had much to celebrate in 2018. They were quick to surround the plate though to share in Frazier’s moment as he rounded the bases following one of the team’s most thrilling home runs of the season.

John McGraw and Earl Weaver would have had responses to this- whether or not they would have helped matters, on the other hand…...

 

QLE Posted: September 15, 2018 at 09:05 AM | 59 comment(s)
  Beats: grudge match, mets, todd frazier, tom hallion, umpire

 

 

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