Time for baseball to get the score right

Updated: May 7, 2010, 2:30 AM ET
By Buck Showalter | ESPN

Ball or strike, safe or out, fair or foul -- everyone knows that umpiring isn't easy. But the umpires' calls aren't the only decisions that impact players and managers. In clubhouses across the league, people continue to voice frustration over the inconsistency of the official scoring. Some home scorekeepers favor their team while others practice over-the-top fairness for visiting teams to combat the notion of a "home-field advantage." What might be considered a hit in one play is an error on ...

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