It seemed reasonable to expect a mess from FYI, the low-budget "vodcast" hosted by former Detroit Tigers misfits/miscreants Dmitri Young and Robert Fick. But while the show itself was kind of a mess, it was also oddly earnest and endearing. And that was before they started telling Matt Anderson stories.
The words "human element" have lost much of their meaning in the loud, ongoing conversation over officiating mistakes. But while it's natural to want officiating to be better, it's worth remembering that the human element means more than "brutally botching a call." It's a part of what makes sports what it is.
A writer travels across the world, only to find that baseball fans in Korea and Japan are every bit as excited about the game as their domestic counterparts. Although, to be fair, they're notably more on-point with their choreography and player-specific chanting, and are notably nicer to Lastings Milledge.