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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

WaPo: Daniel Murphy Asked An Umpire To Move, Got F-Bomb Instead

But Tuesday, Murphy’s ability to play defense diminished greatly when umpire Alan Porter stood in his line of sight early in the game.

Porter did not respond well to a request from Murphy, barking at the player, who appeared to try to reason with him. When the conversation was over, and Murphy could no longer see what Porter was saying, cameras caught the umpire muttering expletives at Murphy.


Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

The Yankee Clapper Posted: June 14, 2017 at 02:03 AM | 12 comment(s)
  Beats: expletives, f-bomb, shift, umpires, washington nationals

Sunday, April 30, 2017

WaPo: Anthony Rendon Has 3 HRs, 10 RBI In Historic Rout

Tony Two-Bags had a very good day:

Anthony Rendon, who began the day as the least productive player in the starting lineup, fronted the charge by going 6 for 6 with three home runs, a three-run double and 10 RBI. The third baseman became the fifth player in club history with three home runs in a game and the 13th player in major league history — and first since 2007 — with at least 10 RBI in a game. Rendon joined Walker Cooper as the only players in major league history with six hits, three home runs and 10 RBI in a game. Cooper did it as a catcher for the Cincinnati Reds in 1949.

The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 30, 2017 at 10:59 PM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: anthony rendon, home runs, rbi, washington nationals

 

 

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