Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price is not concerned about potential discipline from Major League Baseball after his verbal spat with umpire Tom Hallion last weekend.
Price accused Hallion of directing a profanity toward him during the Rays' 8-3 win over the White Sox on Sunday. The AL Cy Young Award winner thought Hallion missed a pitch and exchanged words with the plate umpire while heading to the dugout after the seventh inning.
After the game, Hallion vehemently denied Price's claim.
''I'll come right out bluntly and say he's a liar,'' he told a pool reporter.
Price took to Twitter to dispute Hallion's version of events and said before Tuesday night's game in Kansas City that he was upset with himself and never looked up until he heard Hallion's voice.
''You can't talk to me that way, period,'' Price said. ''That was my whole thing. It had nothing to do with the strike zone. You don't talk to people that way.''
Price also took umbrage with being called a liar.
''I'm not a ...