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The Sports Lowlight Of The Day Is This Umpire Losing His Mind

6:06 PM EDT on March 27, 2023

An umpire ejects JT Realmuto for no reason
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In a spring training game today between the Phillies and the Blue Jays, home plate umpire Randy Rosenberg lost his nut:

If you want to give this a charitable reading, you can say that everyone's brain is a little bit cooked from the slog of spring training at this point, and that you can't really blame a guy for momentarily losing his sense. Let's be uncharitable, though: MLB umpires are, spiritually, becoming police officers at a faster rate than ever before.

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