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Old 09-15-17, 06:33 PM
Sig Hansen Sig Hansen is offline
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Originally Posted by Yappi View Post
12-year-old catchers are taught to have a good relationship with an umpire. I've seen umpires hit dozens of times and EVERY time, the catcher turns around ASAP to see if he is OK.

This catcher just walks towards the pitcher looking unsure what to do. Watching the play only, I couldn't really tell. Knowing the backstory and the catcher's reaction, I'm fairly certain this was intentional.
Well said

And given the Tigers recent pettiness (mostly Ausmus) this would seem to fit that behaviour
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