Top Ten Excuses Considered by Umpire Jim Joyce before Admitting Blown Call - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

Top Ten Excuses Considered by Umpire Jim Joyce before Admitting Blown Call

10) Still laughing from The Mascot Game. Boogertown Brainticklers? Really?

9) My Fu Manchu mustache got in my way.

8) A huge proponent of a longer baseball game.

7) My ex-wife was Venezuelan ... like Galarraga.

6) Had a tear in my eye over Griffey retiring.

5) Nothing good ever happens to the Indians.

4) I was one play away from my 10,000th safe call.

3) I REALLY want Instant Replay for baseball.

2) Hadn't finished my play-by-play Tweet from @UmpThatSucks.

1) It was the steroids talking.

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