Brewers blow past Braves on Opening Day

Brewers blow past Braves on Opening Day

Aramis Ramirez's two-run double in the fourth inning proved to be the deciding factor as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Opening Day.
Layne to be World Series umpire crew chief

Layne to be World Series umpire crew chief

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Jerry Layne, a 23-year major-league umpire, was appointed crew chief for the six umpires who will work the 2011 World Series.

MLB: San Francisco 7, LA Dodgers 6

LOS ANGELES, July 29 (UPI) -- Fred Lewis had two RBI and a run scored and Jose Castillo had two hits and two RBI Monday to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6.

Sheffield fined for beef with umpire

NEW YORK, July 18 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball said Wednesday Detroit's Gary Sheffield has been fined for a tirade aimed at umpire Greg Gibson almost two months ago.

Bard, Sheffield appeal suspensions

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- San Diego Padres catcher Josh Bard and Detroit Tigers right-fielder Gary Sheffield have appealed three-game suspensions after separate incidents Thursday.

MLB: San Diego 5, Kansas City 4

SAN DIEGO, July 4 (UPI) -- Kahil Greene's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 Saturday night victory over the Kansas City Royals.

Minnesota 11, Texas 4

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 28 (UPI) -- Jacque Jones hit Minnesota's first grand slam of the season and tied a career high with five RBI Tuesday night as the Twins handed the Texas Rangers their 10th

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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- With Major League Baseball heading to the playoffs in record-setting fashion, Barry Bonds broke his sport's most glamorous record
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Playoff umpiring crews announced

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Bruce Froemming, who is umpiring his 31st season, will be among those who will work during the American and National League Division Series, Major League Baseba
Greg Gibson
Houston Astros catcher Brad Ausmus and pitcher Roy Oswalt get in a yelling match with home plate umpire Greg Gibson after Gibson called a balk during the fifth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, April 13, 2007. Philadelphia scored on the call. (UPI Photo/John Anderson)

Gregory Allan Gibson (born October 2, 1968 in Ironton, Ohio) is an umpire in Major League Baseball who has worked in the National League from 1997 to 1999 and throughout both major leagues since 2000. Throughout his career, he has worn the number 53 on his uniform. Gibson has worked five Division Series (2001, 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007), one League Championship Series (2005) and the 2008 All-Star Game. He was the home plate umpire for Randy Johnson's perfect game on May 18, 2004. Before reaching the major leagues, he umpired in the Appalachian League (1991), Florida Instructional League (1991 and 1994), South Atlantic League (1992), Florida State League (1993), Eastern League (1994-1995) and International League (1996-1999).

On September 3, 2008, Gibson was the home plate umpire for MLB's first use of instant replay.

Gibson's crew for the 2008 season includes Kerwin Danley, Brian Runge and Charlie Reliford (crew chief).

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