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Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torreabla was playing baseball in the Venezuelan Winter League but with his recent incident with umpire Dario Rivero, Jr, he's been suspended for the next 66 games.After Torreabla strikes out in the below clip, he approaches Rivero, Jr. and pushes/hits him in his face mask:(Courtesy of Hardball Talk)
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Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba has been suspended 66 games by the Venezuelan League on Monday for striking an umpire.
The suspension spans the remainder of this season and all of the next in the Venezuelan League.
Torrealba was ejected from a game after slapping an umpire in the mask while arguing at home plate.
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Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba was suspended from Venezuela’s professional baseball league for 66 games for striking an umpire on Friday.
Yorvit Torrealba has been suspended for 66 games -- the rest of this Venezuelan Winter League season and all of the next -- after striking umpire Dario Rivero Jr. on Friday while playing for Leones de Caracas.
Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba has been suspended from Venezuela's professional baseball league for 66 games for striking an umpire.
The Rangers catcher's physically expressed frustration at a prior strike call earned him 66 games in Venezuelan winter ball, which is the rest of this season and all of next. We wonder how broken up he is about it, considering his son was kidnapped in his home country a few years back, and the worst thing he's ever had to deal with in MLB...
Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba has been suspended from Venezuela's professional baseball league for 66 games for striking an umpire. Torrealba was arguing with the home-plate umpire Friday after striking out. He angrily put a hand on the umpire's mask and shoved him. He was then ejected.
HBT: Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba will miss the rest of this Venezuelan Winter League season and all next (66 games) for attacking an ump.
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (AP) - Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba was suspended Monday from Venezuela's professional baseball league for 66 games for striking an umpire.Torrealba issued an apology, saying he was embarrassed about his argument with a home plate umpire after striking out Friday. He angrily put a hand on the ...
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