Originally Posted by Caseyfan21
I would encourage everyone to watch the video of this over at mlb.com (it's free). You can see Delmon leave the picture and then a bat just come flying out of nowhere at the ump. If that bat had hit the umpire in the head he honestly might not even be alive. All the articles made it sound like his just flipped it but after watching the video that is definately a hard throw, not a flip.
Exactly, that wasn't a kicking dirt type thing, that was a powerful toss meant to do harm, ump also had his face mask off, could have been real bloody.