Joe West right and wrong
Umpires could do something about baseball games' pace, but should they?
Now that a few days have passed, we can say a couple of things about umpire Joe West and his remarks about the length of games as played by the Red Sox and Yankees: 1) he was right; and, 2) when he's right, he's very, very wrong.
And then we can move on from West's comments to address the bigger issue. Namely, is there a bigger issue?
This much is true: There's no question the Red Sox and Yankees take too long to play their games. They step out of the box, take pitches, ...
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