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Matt Stairs checked to see what Mike DiMuro would call. Timing – waiting until they have all the information they need to make the call – is one of three umpiring basics. It may drive fans nuts as umps seem to delay making the call, but it’s so they’re sure they get it right.
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Matt Stairs checked to see what Mike DiMuro would call. Timing – waiting until they have all the information they need to make the call – is one of three umpiring basics. It may drive fans nuts as umps seem to delay making the call, but it’s so they’re sure they get it right.
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