â†µOK, so who gave the quicker hook? Home plate umpire Don Gilmore, who tossed Bryce Harper from the Junior College World Series on Wednesday, or Joe West on Mark Buehrle? â†µ
â†µI won't argue that Harper acted appropriately -- and his behavior is hardly without reproach if you buy this story -- but only the most old-school blowhards will agree that it was worth tossing him from the game for drawing a line in the dirt. What's worse is that Harper faces a two-game suspension, so there's a very real chance it will be Harper's last appearance before heading to the pros. Previously, Harper was suspended one game for "taking a bow" after a play in the outfield. â†µâ†µ
â†µI suppose none of it will matter on Monday when the Nationals presumably taking him No. 1 in the MLB draft. â†µ
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