Willie Bloomquist tried to get down a bunt in the eighth inning last night, but it didn't go the way he wanted. It was much worse for home-plate umpire Dale Scott, though. And then there's the look on the face of third-base ump Vic Carapazza. At the 13-second mark, Carapazza can be seen stifling a smile as he walked toward Scott to check on him. Which is to be expected, since every dude watching this likely had a similar reaction of laughter mixed with concern.
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