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Peter Gammons Classless Jab At Rays & Tropicana Field

Posted By Steve Kinsella On October 7, 2013 @ 7:54 PM In Florida News,Insider - Rays | No Comments

In the bottom of the 4th inning Ben Zobrist [1] hit a foul ball that hit the B-ring behind home plate. Despite the fact that Jarrod Saltalamacchia [2] caught the ball Zobrist at bat was prolonged as the ground rules call for any ball hitting the B-Ring in foul territory being ruled a dead ball.

Some fans were notably upset by the ruling and noted their objections on Twitter but one tweet in particular came as a surprise as it came from the reputable Peter Gammons who took the opportunity to trash Tropicana Field and bring up the lack of attendance:

 

You’d think that someone of Gammons stature wouldn’t stoop to this level but the Red Sox love is hard to wash away – I guess


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[1] Ben Zobrist: http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/z/zobribe01.shtml?utm_campaign=Linker&utm_source=direct&utm_medium=linker-www.sportstalkflorida.com

[2] Jarrod Saltalamacchia: http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/saltaja01.shtml?utm_campaign=Linker&utm_source=direct&utm_medium=linker-www.sportstalkflorida.com

[3] October 7, 2013: https://twitter.com/pgammo/statuses/387362094192279552

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