I root for the Phillies but I live in Tucson, Ariz., so I subscribe to MLB.tv, which enables me to watch all of the Phillies games (and any other out of market games) on my laptop. I also bought a Roku box, which allows me to stream MLB.tv to my television. Throughout the season, MLB.tv […]

There are a lot of brilliant moments in the movie The 40-year-old Virgin,” but the moment where Paul Rudd’s character works up the nerve to ask his boss to play a different DVD in the electronics store where they work is one of my favorites. David: Hey, Paula. Paula: Yeah? David: I gotta tell you […]

MLBAM has been quite the busy little new media whore.

MLB New Media Goons, I’m sad to report, are back.

For all the bile and hatred Bud Selig and his New Media Goons invoked a few years ago with their DirecTV exclusive deal, you’ve got to give them credit for turning things around and winning me over with this year’s incarnation of MLB.TV. This productivity killer app, created by the Advance Media arm of MLB, […]

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December 5, 2011

Will anybody get elected to the Hall of Fame this year?

Last week, we asked you to vote for who you would like to see enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame. The verdict? If it were up to UmpBump readers, nobody would make it in. The leading vote getter (so far) is Jeff Bagwell, who has 60% support. Of course, in the real voting, players need […]

January 5, 2011

Annual UmpBump Hall of Fame Balloting: 2011 Edition

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Crowdsourcing the Greats: The Top 10 Managers of All Time

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