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Umpire ejects Yunel Escobar for drawing a giant home plate in the infield dirt

Angels infielder Yunel Escobar owns three of the Angels’ four ejections in 2016. His ejection on Sunday was certainly the most memorable.

After home plate umpire Tim Timmons questionably ruled that the Orioles’ Chris Davis had checked his swing on a ball, Escobar could be seen scribbling something in the infield dirt around shortstop. 126 more words


Miguel Cabrera ejected after heated argument over umpire’s missed call

Miguel Cabrera was ejected for the eighth time in his MLB career on Tuesday, but he had every reason to be upset.

During the sixth inning of Detroit’s game against the Indians, Cabrera grounded out to third base. 132 more words


With the help of http://www.closecallsports.com and the Umpire Ejection Fantasy League (UEFL), they track and provide a detailed analysis of the 65 ejections that happened during the first two months of the 2016 regular season.   360 more words

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John Gibbons ejected for the third time this week after Twins pitcher tries to hit Josh Donaldson

You have to hand it to Blue Jays manager John Gibbons — his week has been very consistent.

After Twins pitcher Phil Hughes threw behind Josh Donaldson in the fifth inning, Gibbons came out to argue with umpires Mark Ripperger and Joe West. 183 more words


Minor league manager throws hat, stomps on base in spectacular tantrum

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A minor league manager had the most entertaining play of the night during his early exit from the game. 112 more words


David Ortiz rushes out of dugout to scream at ump, needs to be held back

If I was an umpire, I might feel a little threatened if I saw a 6-foot-3, 230-pound designated hitter named David Ortiz coming at me despite his fun off-the-field personality. 249 more words