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

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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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