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If umpire Jordan Baker can really read minds, he's in the wrong business
If umpire Jordan Baker can really read minds, he's in the wrong business

Maybe in some parallel universe, mild-mannered pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez would throw at an opposing hitter while he's pitching a no-hitter. Mind you, it was very early in a possible no-hitter, but you have to think that Jimenez would be too concerned with continuing his comeback from his disappointing 2014 season to endanger a close game by hitting Pablo Sandoval for no apparent reason. Umpire Jordan Baker, only a couple of weeks into his second year as a full-time major league umpire, obviously lives in that parallel universe, because he read Jimenez's mind and decided in an instant that the pitch was on purpose and it was appropriate to disrupt the entire four-game series...

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