Umpire Joe West calls out the Sox and Yanks:
"They're the two clubs that don't try to pick up the pace," said West, chief of the umpiring crew that worked the three-game series in Boston. He was the home plate umpire Sunday. "They're two of the best teams in baseball. Why are they playing the slowest?
"It's pathetic and embarrassing. They take too long to play." …
"All of baseball looks to these two clubs to pick up the pace," West said. "Angel did everything he could. The players aren't working with us.
"This is embarrassing, a disgrace to baseball."
Interesting. You know what else is "pathetic and embarrassing?"
Joe West umpiring a baseball game.