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Exceptions can be made to home-plate collision rule

...only made sense on paper, but also was going to make sense to the players that were playing on the field."The umpire crew chief can use the new video-review system to determine whether the rule was violated."It stops guys just going out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-24/exceptions-can-be-made-h
Rare obstruction call causes stir

...catcher missed the runner and the runner missed the plate.But no one had seen anything quite like this."Never," umpire crew chief John Hirschbeck said.Craig was awarded home after getting tangled with Middlebrooks. A wild throw set off the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-27/rare-obstruction-call-ca
Blown call has Rays steaming

...He was frustrated and I understand," Foster said. "He acted probably the best he can under that situation."Umpire crew chief Tim Welke indicated that he didn't foresee a scenario in which Maddon would be disciplined.Maddon said he "saw...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-04-09/blown-call-has-rays-stea
Braves win on walk-off review

...game-winning homer. His teammates gathered along the first-base line, ready to celebrate.After 86 seconds, umpire crew chief Tim McClelland popped out of the Florida dugout, looked toward McCann and twirled his right index finger -- the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-08-30/braves-win-walk-review
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Braves win in ninth on McCann homer

...game-winning homer.His teammates gathered along the first-base line, ready to celebrate.After 86 seconds, umpire crew chief Tim McClelland popped out of the Florida dugout, looked toward McCann and twirled his right index finger ? the universal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/braves/2010-08-29/braves-win-ninth-mccann-ho
Braves
Lineup card error forces Rays' pitcher to hit

...supposed to be the designated hitter. "Designated hitter has to be designated on the lineup card and he wasn't," umpire crew chief Tim McClelland said. "That was just a mis-write, so to speak. That's how we interpreted it." Rays manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/18/bas_524361.shtml
Baseball
Garza keeps his emotions in line

...thrown. Once a pitch is gone, it's over. I can't control what happens after that." BALK TALK: A day later, umpire crew chief Tim Welke still thought it wasn't a balk. In the only dispute from Game 1, Maddon felt Phillies pitcher Cole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/24/bas_480651.shtml
Baseball
Jones angered by bottle toss

...class." Bench coach Pat Corrales, who took over when manager Bobby Cox was ejected in the fourth inning, told umpire crew chief John Hirschbeck that if any more bottles came out of the stands, the Braves would leave the field. Cox said he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/23/bra_373363.shtml
Braves
Close home runs can get reviewed

...Ameritrade Park easily accommodates a review area.The use of instant replay will be left to the discretion of the umpire crew chief and must occur before the next pitch or play. If instant replay is used, the umpire who made the disputed call...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-06-12/close-home-runs-can-get-r
Replay could be instituted in near future

...wants to create an NHL-style "war room" in New York where video feeds would be reviewed by a supervisor. The umpire crew chief wouldn't see replays -- instead, the supervisor would describe what he saw but leave it up to the umpire to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/14/bas_462187.shtml
Baseball