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(əmp)
n. an umpire. The ump was gonna get killed if he didn’t open his eyes.
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Caption: Generic representations of an UMP act as a template for collecting key information about a specific UMP-here, a "water treatment" process-specifically inputs and outputs, manufacturing resources (e.
By far, achievements of the monitoring and diagnosis on the air-gap eccentricity fault primarily focus on the stator current [6] and voltage [7,8], the rotor current [8] and the shaft voltage [9], the inductance variation of the windings [10,11], and the rotor UMP and vibration analysis [12-14].
From this corner, the umps got the play right but it took awhile to untangle the mess that was created by Tichnor, who failed to raise both arms and call "time" after he ruled interference on Ethier.
Of all the men in blue miked up so far, it's been Froemming, who is the longest tenured umpire currently working (37season) and the oldest ump in major-league history at 67years, who's been given the most exposure.
Because Cox came out twice in the same inning to visit his pitcher, the umps properly remove Glavine from the game.
Improper or unclear signs by ump can lead to confusion
Sure, everyone but temp ump Dan Iassogna could see Eric Gagne didn't mean to plunk the guy.
Japanese umpires patiently endure insults from managers that major league umps would never tolerate.
2, but the strategy began to falter when some of the umps began to take back their resignations.
UMPS TAKE UMBRAGE: Major-league umpires are angry over baseball's new directive asking teams to chart pitches and file a report about strike zones.
Thus, umps play a limited but crucial role in maintaining the game's integrity: Without the order brought by the referees, chaos would ensue.
The shortage of umps sometimes affects the quality of officiating, Cuppari said.
But it shows the umps ain't robots, and it shows they're not going to be pushed around and scapegoated by spoiled millionaires.
New Era Cap Company, which produces the AL umps hat, said the new hats won't be sold in retail stores because of the dispute.
For about eight years, men and a few women have trained as volunteer umps for the younger baseball and softball divisions.