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Old Tue Apr 11, 2006, 04:15pm
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Originally Posted by coachz
Can anyone explain this umpire's actions?!
I'm hoping you said, "Coach, what exactly is my pitcher doing that you judge to be illegal?"

And then when the umpire told you something that you believe was entirely legal, you said, "I wish to protest this game."

If you're right and he's wrong, you get some free ball with some free umpiring... and he has to come out, be embarrassed and call some more ball without being paid. It's a hard way for him to learn, but it would be a nice way to you to show your players a structured way to handle a disagreement.
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