Hawk Harrelson Rant: White Sox Announcer Apologizes To Umpire Mark Wegner

According to the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago White Sox long-time announcer, Hawk Harrelson, apologized to umpire Mark Wegner after reconsidering his remarks during Wednesday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.


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Harrelson says he apologized to Wegner via voicemail, but Harrelson did not apparently recant his stance on the ruling from Wegner:

"I just felt bad about it to a degree after I sat down and thought about it," Harrelson said Saturday after the Sox's 10-8 loss to the Mariners.

In the bottom of the fourth inning of Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Rays, SP Jose Quintana threw a pitch that went behind 2B Ben Zobrist. Wegner immediately ejected Quintana, producing Harrelson's ire, as the announcer went on to accuse the umpire of being unfit for major league duty.

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