Dec 272011
 

Classic umpire abuse…

Yorvit Torrealba suspended 66 games in Venezueala for the incident (video below).

Torrealba had this to say:

“I wanted to express my sincere apologies to all parties for my actions during the Venezuelan Winter League game on Friday. I have extended an apology to the Rangers organization as well. I am embarrassed for my conduct and personally relayed that feeling to the umpire after that night’s game … On the field, I strive to be an example for children, especially those in my native Venezuela, and I regret my actions. I understand the reactions to the incident and will make every effort to set a positive example in the future.”

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