Tom Goldman Talks To Major League Umpires

at Spring training in Florida about the baseball season ahead, which begins next week. Some of them are still upset that Roberto Alomar of the Baltimore Orioles is only being suspended for five games, with pay, for spitting in an umpire's face at the end of last season. Goldman says, tension between umpires on one side, and players and managers on the other, seems to be running high.

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