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Reaction on Twitter to the Infield Fly Call

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An umpire reacts after bottles and cups are thrown on the field by fans after the home fans disagree with an infield fly ruling on a ball hit by Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves in the eighth inning while taking on the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

An umpire reacts after bottles and cups are thrown on the field by fans after the home fans disagree with an infield fly ruling on a ball hit by Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves in the eighth inning while taking on the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

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A compilation of Twitter reaction to the infield fly rule call in the Cardinals-Braves wild card game on Friday:

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“Can’t point fingers at anyone but ourselves. Didn’t bring our A game as a team and the cards capitalized. Thanks Braves country!” Braves pitcher Kris Medlen.

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“When you don’t have anything positive to say it’s best to not speak. BUT I can’t let the night/season finish without thanking EVERY SINGLE PERSON IN BRAVES COUNTRY… Played my heart out for you this year.. More work to be done, more fun to be had and more memories to be created and celebrated.. Again, Thank Y’all.. ” — Braves outfielder Jason Heyward.

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“It was a pleasure to be a part of a great group of guys going down the stretch. Tough one to swallow tonight. Gonna be back better than ever ” — Braves pitcher Paul Maholm.

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“The Cards chanting ‘infield fly during their celebration speaks volumes to me. Anyone else?” — Braves pitcher Peter Moylan.

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“One game elimination and a call like that is made? Inexcusable.” — Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy.

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“Can’t believe the season is over :( what a bitter taste right now, but credit Cards they know (how to) get it done.” Braves outfielder Matthew Diaz.

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“Thank God for today’s victory. This is fun!!!” — Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran.

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“cards game. made the same call as a ninth grade umpire in little league. Called infield fly when it wasn’t. Kid dropped the ball.” — NBA player Shane Battier.

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“BOOMSHAKALAKA!!!! See you Sunday greatest fans in the world.” — Cardinals outfielder Shane Robinson.

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