https://ftw.usatoday.com/2019/10/um...4jMopm9YumGnnQTvoCHhyr66POGr4zANn034RGrQ

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With umpire Lance Barksdale working behind the plate at Nationals Park, he deliberately let a clear strikeout pitch go uncalled in the sixth inning because he essentially felt disrespected by Nationals catcher Yan Gomes.

Live microphones picked up the exchange between Barksdale and Gomes with the umpire saying he didn’t call the pitch a strike on Michael Brantley because Gomes “took off” on him — meaning that Gomes was preparing to throw the ball around the horn before Barksdale could make his call.


Barksdale should have been fired IMMEDIATELY


Progressives lack compassion and tolerance. Their self-aggrandizement is all that matters.