Posted May 28, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Indians broadcaster Tom Hamilton isn't backing down from his criticism of Reds reliever Aroldis Chapman for a high-and-inside pitch to Cleveland's Nick Swisher and his on-air suggestion that there should be retaliation during the intrastate series. Chapman threw two inside fastballs to Swisher during the ninth inning of Cincinnati's 4-2 win Monday. The first went over the batter's head, the second was near it. Chapman and Swisher exchanged glares. After the second pitch, Hamilton - in his 24th season calling Indians games - said on air the pitch was intentionally aimed at his head. ''What you'd love to see Swisher do here is knock it right off the temple of Chapman and see how much fun it is to have a ball coming at your head,'' Hamilton said. ''That is bush league.'' Later, Hamilton predicted the Indians would retaliate during the series, which moves to Cleveland for two games on Wednesday and Thursday. ''You just can...
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