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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  hit a foul ball that hit the B-ring behind home plate. Despite the fact that Jarrod Saltalamacchia  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:
Maybe if the Rays played in an amusement park rather than this joke they’d do better than be last in the majors in attendance
— Peter Gammons (@pgammo) October 7, 2013 
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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 Ben Zobrist: http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/z/zobribe01.shtml?utm_campaign=Linker&utm_source=direct&utm_medium=linker-www.sportstalkflorida.com
 Jarrod Saltalamacchia: http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/saltaja01.shtml?utm_campaign=Linker&utm_source=direct&utm_medium=linker-www.sportstalkflorida.com
 October 7, 2013: https://twitter.com/pgammo/statuses/387362094192279552
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