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Even if he's yelling how could you be mad at a face like that? Saying Adrian Gonzalez is a little frustrated might be a bit of an understatement. The Boston Red Sox stand at a sub-par 17-20 on the season and there doesn't seem to be a light at the end of the tunnel. When you're the only team in the American League East that can't break .500 at home there's a problem. Added onto that is something Gonzalez seems to be having gripes with, and that's the umpires' way of calling games which has been sketchy at best. After going after the umpires he then guaranteed a homerun against the Tampa Bay Rays in Thursday night's game.
Gonzalez is one of the few players on the Red Sox that I actually still like, so when he wants to vent his frustrations at the mediocre calls of umpires I'll let him have at it. Declaring you're going to bang out a homerun against the team tied for first in your division when you're in last might be a bit much though. I have full faith that Gonzalez can do it, but you don't want to put that type of pressure on yourself. At this point everybody should be more worried about winning games, regardless of how poor the officiating has been lately.TL;DR
Adrian Gonzalez has problems with the way games are being called and guarantees a homerun against the Tampa Bay Rays.Adrian Gonzalez Guarantees Home Run Thursday Vs Rays After Ripping Umpires
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