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05-17-2012, 08:07 AM
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Originally Posted by worstfaceoffmanever View Post
Brett Lawrie went absolutely ballistic on Tuesday after he got rung up on two pretty obvious balls. He got ejected for arguing calls with the umpire after a 3-1 pitch that was five inches off the plate (the umpire called it a strike because Lawrie started down to first before he made the call), then took a 3-2 pitch that was probably a couple of inches high, started down to first again, and the umpire called strike three. Lawrie is tossed, spikes his helmet, which bounces and hits the umpire on the leg.

Lawrie gets four games for "aggressive behavior toward an official." Ump gets nothing for sucking at his job.
Insert "ref" for "ump" and you could be talking about the NHL (and probably every other sport known to mankind).

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