Welcome to the NFL, MLB! In case the tone here is confusing, let us clarify. This is not a good thing. Not at all.
It is a certainty that the egos of some umpires — who by the way should go largely unnoticed if they’re doing their job properly — are alive and well.
The World Series umpiring crew will have a couple of first-timers — unlike last year.
Gerry Davis and Derryl Cousins have been named umpire crew chiefs for the two league championship series.