Home plate umpire Sam Holbrook ejected veteran Blue Jays infielder Omar Vizquel from tonight's Texas-Toronto game for arguing balls and strikes. That's a big no-no in the umps-rule-all majors, of course, but tonight's twist is that Vizquel wasn't even in the game at the time; Holbrook took offense to Vizquel's comments from the Blue Jays dugout, and gave him the heave-ho.
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Blue Jays infielder Brett Lawrie will sit out the next four games after throwing a tantrum on home plate umpire Bill Miller during the ninth inning of Toronto's game against Tampa Bay. "It took a bad hop and hit him totally by accid... Read Post