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VIDEO: Yorvit Torrealba Hits Umpire During Venezuela Winter League Game

Longtime big league catcher Yorvit Torrealba is currently playing winter ball in Venezuela for Caracas. Friday afternoon his temper got the best of him as following a strikeout, he struck home plate umpire Dario Rivero Jr. It will be interesting to see what type of punishment is handed down for the incident. UPDATE: He was suspended for 66 games covering the remainder of this year and all of next year.