When it comes to arguing with umpires, Buck Showalter is no Earl Weaver.
If there ever was a reason to get tossed from a game, it was Tuesday night's debacle between third base umpire Tim Timmons, the crew chief, and second base umpire Laz Diaz.
The Orioles were leading by three runs in the seventh inning when the Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter hit a groundball that Manny Machado fielded and appeared to tag Brayan Pena running from second to third. Machado then threw to second to force out Austin Jackson there.
But the umpires ruled that Machado didn't tag Pena, even though replays appeared to show he did. What was confusing was Diaz pointing at Pena as if to call him...