MLB Credibility Study

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This is about competence. More than that, this is about credibility. For a second straight day, MLB has admitted that its umpires got a call badly wrong. The real umpires, not replacements. A day after Cleveland, there was another statement Friday morning saying "The matter is being reviewed," MLB said Friday morning. That's good, but it's not good enough. Fieldin Culbreath, the crew chief in the Houston mess, has been suspended for two games, MLB announced Friday afternoon. Better, but still not enough. The umpires need to explain what happened, just as a manager or player or coach or general manager is asked to explain when he messes up. The umpires need to be held accountable, just as everyone else in the game is held accountable. Thursday,
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