// Joe West

Expect Some Fireworks at Fenway This Weekend

And, sadly, it won’t be exclusively for the holiday weekend. Is it me or does it seem like officiating in games, now more so than ever, has been taking more and more of its share of attention at athletic events? Boston fans won’t have to look too far for evidence. Let’s look at the horror […]

Joe West is Right About Sox, Yankees: These Games are Slow!

ESPN.com reported Thursday that umpire Joe West believes Red Sox and Yankees games take too long to play. He called the games “embarrassing” and “a disgrace to baseball.” These comments came in response to Tuesday night’s game, in which umpire Angel Hernandez refused on several occasions to grant extra time to batters during their at-bats. […]