Found July 30, 2012 on NESN.com:
NEW YORK -- Bobby Valentine has ripped umpiring crews on a few occasions this season. But those outspoken comments have also taken a toll on the Red Sox manager's paychecks. So after Sunday's 3-2 win, Valentine stayed reserved when asked about home plate umpire Brian O'Nora's missed call. In the 10th inning, Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks was plunked in the hand by Yankees pitcher David Robertson. "It was pretty red," Valentine said of the mark on Middlebrooks' hand. "I mean, it wasn't a bee sting." Although the 23-year-old sported a red welt, O'Nora declined to call a hit-by-pitch,...
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