Fire Laz Diaz

Fire Laz Diaz

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This is insane. After the Cubs @ Cardinals matchup on 5/31/2019, it's clear Laz Diaz has no business umpiring in the major leagues. He has been ruining MLB games since 2000, and he was, in fact, so bad, he provoked a drunk fan to attack him.

Diaz assaulted by Fan

Diaz is an unacceptable umpire. While Angel Hernandez and Joe West have bad reputations for conduct, in terms of calls Diaz is in the top five worst. Though, as many know, his conduct is hardly stellar

As reported by CBS Sports, Russell Martin was a victim of Laz Diaz's mischief.: 

"He told me I had to earn the privilege," said Martin, a seven-year veteran, three-time All-Star and Gold Glove winner. "Even at the end of the game after I get hit in the neck. I'm like, can I throw the ball back now? He's still like no. I'm like you're such a (expletive). Like for real. Unbelievable. I even told him like when there's guys on base, I like to keep my arm loose. No. I'm not letting you throw a ball back. That's pretty strange to me."

When informed that his choice of words wasn't printable, Martin said "I wish it was."

Jerk of The Day: Umpire Laz Diaz - CBS Sports

Most importantly, this insanity, followed by his attempt to claim the pitch was "inside".

Laz Diaz's Result-Changing Call

Rob, Joe, and MLB officials, Please hear the voices of baseball fans and get Laz out of MLB.

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