Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 5/15/12

The quickest way to get yourself excused from the baseball field is to make contact with an umpire.  Blue Jays rookie third baseman Brett Lawrie must have had a hot date and didn’t want to stick around for the final out of Tuesday’s game.  Before this video starts, Lawrie had a 3-1 count.  Lawrie thought the next pitch was outside, so he started toward first base only to be reeled back in by home plate umpire Bill Miller.

Lawrie also thought the 3-2 pitch was out of the zone and then all heck broke loose.  Lawrie offered his helmet to Miller by spiking it off the Rogers Centre turf right at Miller’s feet.  I’ll bet a couple loonies and toonies that Lawrie will be forbade from playing for at least ten games.  And yes, that was the first time “forbade” has been used on this site.

Roid rage much?  And if the helmet wasn’t enough, Bill Miller had a cup of beer (Molson, maybe Labatt’s) tossed at him when the umpires were leaving the field minutes later.

Deadspin, Drunk Jays Fans

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