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Molina bumps, spits on umpire

Posted on: August 3, 2011 12:25 am
Edited on: August 3, 2011 1:58 am
 
Yadier Molina

By C. Trent Rosecrans

Tuesday night's Cardinals-Brewers game was highly entertaining, but it took a very ugly turn in the 10th inning when St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina spit in the face of home plate umpire Rob Drake after bumping him at least three times.

Molina didn't appear to rear back and spit directly in the face Roberto Alomar-style, but he was yelling and Drake was the victim of collateral spit and obviously wiped his face multiple times. Even as Molina was in the dugout and still yelling at Drake, the umpire used his shirt to wipe spittle from his face.

Molina watched a called third strike at the knees to lead off the top of the 10th inning and went nuts on Drake -- bumping Drake twice and then after Drake tried to turn away, Molina came back and bumped him again. Molina was ejected after the first bump. Molina denied spitting on Drake.

"That was a bad call," Molina told reporters, including Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "I never spit on any face or man. In the moment, I was yelling. I didn't spit." 

Molina had to be held back by teammates and coaches as he continued to go after Drake.

Here's a gif of Molina going berserk from Twitter user @soccerkevin11:
GIF - Yadier Molina going completely bonkers at the home plat... on Twitpic

And for the record, Pitch F/X showed the pitch was a ball -- even though that's no excuse for Molina's reaction.

Umpires refused to comment after the game. 

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hotmeuly
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 8, 2011 5:56 pm
 

Molina bumps, spits on umpire

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Since: May 20, 2007
Posted on: August 4, 2011 3:05 pm
 

Molina bumps, spits on umpire

CARDS!!!!! Cards!!!! Cards!!!! cardinals!
You suck!



Since: May 20, 2007
Posted on: August 4, 2011 3:03 pm
 

Molina bumps, spits on umpire

First that ball was close. He should have swung the bat and not whine like a baby.
Maybe it was a ball but not by much.
Second, there is no excuse for that stuff. Molina's older brother needs to beat him down.
Third, correcting spelling and grammer on the internet is way way dumber than spitting on a umpire. Someone proff read this for me...

      
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Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: August 4, 2011 9:52 am
 

Molina bumps, spits on umpire

memo to y molina swing the  bat  jerk or grab some pine meat.



Since: Mar 16, 2009
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:51 pm
 

Molina bumps, spits on umpire

drewby04, Next time do not capitalize Cards, that is not correct.  If you spelled Cardinals it would be correct.  Assbag is not a word.  Also, or are you being called up when the expand the rosters next month makes no sense.  I think you mean, or are you being called up when they (meaning the Cardinals) expand the rosters next month?  Notice I capiialized Cardinals, not cards.  What does "they" mean?  Sounds like you are a part of the Brewers and are reffering to the Cardinals as "they".  Go fuck yourself



Since: Mar 16, 2009
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:43 pm
 

Molina bumps, spits on umpire

fortyacres71, usually when people have no legitmate argument with the topic at hand they change the subject and insult the other writer's errors and misspelled words.  Lets stick to the topic at hand which is Brewers vs Cards baseball which I have clearly presented facts to back my point of view.  You on the other hand change the subject because you have no counterpoints.  Get a life or go blog on another site that discusses proper english.  Untel then stick to the topic at hand or shut the fuck up.  Get a life and learn how to argue the actual topic instead of side stepping and bringing up pointless bullshit that the hair inside my ass doenst even give a shit about.  Wow you can spell grammar, you should be able to considering you probably point out how bad people's grammar is every other day because you are a fag.  This is cbs sportsline, not grammactical website. 



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:33 pm
 

Molina bumps, spits on umpire

Molina should be suspended the rest of this season and the first month of next season.  He's trying to be just like Crybaby Larussa.<br />




Since: Jan 7, 2009
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:16 pm
 

Molina bumps, spits on umpire

LaRussa's teams always act the same way. Like they are the greatest thing that ever happened to baseball. And anything that anything happens against them is just wrong. They go out and constantly throw at the other teams players. Then complains when they return the favor. I wonder when baseball is going to hold that "manager" accountable for all the crap his teams do? Now they have a Catcher that bumps and spits on an umpire, just watch how baseball gives the minimum, because they won't do to much against LaRussa and his band of thugs.



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