Bumgarner ejected after awkward ump exchange


Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner was ejected Wednesday from the sport in opposition to the Miami Marlins after an obvious altercation throughout a verify for international substances.

Bumgarner was ejected after the underside of the primary inning by first base umpire Dan Bellino, who was inspecting the veteran southpaw’s pitching hand.

Bellino checked Bumgarner’s hand longer than the method usually takes and appeared to stare on the left-hander for a number of seconds in the course of the awkward trade. After the verify was full, Bumgarner mentioned one thing to Bellino, who instantly ejected the four-time All-Star.

Bumgarner reacted furiously and started arguing with Bellino earlier than the 2 have been separated by Diamondbacks supervisor Torey Lovullo and catcher Jose Herrera.

Bumgarner earlier appeared to disagree with a name by plate umpire Ryan Wills on an in depth pitch to Miami’s Garrett Cooper. The left-hander was changed by Corbin Martin firstly of the second inning.

Bumgarner, 32, is 1-1 with a 1.50 ERA in six begins this season, his third with the Diamondbacks.

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