Shane Victorino ejected by Ed Rapuano for reacting to a bad call from center field

8/10/09 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

Umpire Ed Rapuano ejected Shane Victorino from last night's game, for throwing his arms up in disgust at one of Rapuano's pitch calls. Victorino was in center field at the time. The MLB.com has the video. The funny part is that Jimmy Rollins did the same exact thing, and didn't get ejected.

I agree that players need to respect the calls, but this unchecked authority of the umpires is unacceptable. Hopefully Rapuano gets reprimanded for that.
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