Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 12/26/11

TUCSON, AZ - FEBRUARY 22: Yorvit Torrealba of the Colorado Rockies poses during photo day at the Rockies spring training complex on February 22, 2009 in Tuscon, Arizona. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba has been suspended from Venezuela's professional baseball league for 66 games for striking an umpire. Torrealba was arguing with the home-plate umpire Friday after striking out. He angrily put a hand on the umpire's mask and shoved him. He was then ejected. League President Jose Grasso Vecchio called Torrealba's behavior unacceptable and a violation of league rules. Torrealba plays for the Caracas Lions when not playing in the majors. His agent, Melvin Roman, said Torrealba acknowledges he got carried away in the heat of the moment. See the incident in the video...
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