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Colby Lewis Pissed Off That Colby Rasmus Broke The Unwritten Rules Of Baseball And Bunted In The 5th Inning Of A 2 Run Game

ESPN - In the eyes of Colby LewisBlue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus sure could use a lesson in baseball etiquette.  The Rangers starting pitcher exchanged words with Rasmus during the fifth inning of Texas’ 4-1 loss Saturday. Lewis was irked when Rasmus laid down a two-out bunt single with the Blue Jays up 2-0 and the Rangers playing the shift. “I told [Rasmus] I didn’t appreciate it,” Lewis said, according to MLB.com. “You’re up by two runs with two outs and you lay down a bunt. I don’t think that’s the way the game should be played.” Lewis, who fell to 6-7 with the loss, felt Rasmus’ bunt was a selfish act. “I felt like you have a situation where there is two outs, you’re up two runs, you have gotten a hit earlier in the game off me, we are playing the shift, and he laid down a bunt basically simply for average,” Lewis said. On top of the bunt, Lewis said the fact that Rasmus didn’t try to steal second base further proved he was just concerned about upping his average. “[Rasmus] didn’t steal within the first two pitches to put himself in scoring position,” Lewis said. “That tells me he is solely looking out for himself, and looking out for batting average. And I didn’t appreciate it.” After the game, Rasmus said he was trying to help his team and did not understand why Lewis took offense. “I’m just trying to help my team and he didn’t like it — so sorry about it,” Rasmus said, according to MLB.com. “I’m not here to try to please the other side, I’m here to help my team, and I had an opportunity where I could, and I took advantage of it.” Rasmus went 2-for-4 on the day. He is hitting .223 this season.

Hey Colby Lewis why don’t you cry about it a little more you fatso? This might be the biggest crybaby whine-fest I’ve ever seen when it comes to all the “Unwritten Rules” of baseball. We’re not talking about pimping a home run. We’re not talking about showing up the pitcher. Not even bunting to break up a no hitter. We’re just talking about taking what the defense was giving you in a fucking TWO-NOTHING game in the FIFTH! 2 run lead with 4 goddam innings to go and Colby Rasmus, batting a cool .224, just taking a base hit because this league has gotten so absurd with the shift we’re now putting it on for nobodies like him. In any other sport that would be considered selfless. Doing the little things to help your team. Letting the game come to you. No hero ball swinging for the fences sorta shit. Getting on base is the name of the game and Colby Rasmus can swallow his pride and do what it takes to get the job done.

But not in baseball and not with guys like Colby Rasmus. Thats against “etiquette.” Hey bro why are you trying to get on base against me! What are you doing out there! Trying to raise your batting average! I’m trying to stop you from getting on base and you’re just gonna come up to the plate and do whatever you can to GET ON BASE!? Learn to play the game the right way! Hopefully Brian McCann and Cardinals fans every where teach Colby Rasmus a lesson.

Maybe don’t be fat and field your position better, dude. Thats an unwritten rule too.

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