There must be something in the air or water of baseball players and managers this week. There have been some pretty epic blow ups.
Yesterday Torii Hunter did not like the strike 2 and 3 calls of the home plate umpire. 202 more words
In the bottom of the 8th inning of the Wednesday night game between the Kansas City Royals and the Minnesota Twins, Torii Hunter got in the umpire’s face over a strike call. 111 more words
In the top of the third inning of Tuesday night’s game between the Seattle Mariners and the New York Yankees, Alex Rodriguez was sitting on a full count, and walked on what Mariners catcher Mike Zunino thought was a strike. 106 more words
Late in the second quarter of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Atlanta Hawks’ Al Horford was ejected dropping a huge elbow on the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Matthew Dellavedova. 155 more words
At the bottom of the seventh inning of a Thursday night game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Atlanta Braves, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez alerted crew chief Jim Joyce to the presence of a “foreign substance” that he noticed on Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith’s wrist. 119 more words
Umpire Marvin Hudson ejected Bryce Harper and Nationals manager Matt Williams for arguing a strike call in Wednesday night’s game against the Yankees. After the game, Harper — who has hit .523 with 10 home runs in his last 13 games — pointed out that he’s probably a bigger draw at Nationals Park than umpire Marvin Hudson. 498 more words