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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner was ejected Wednesday after the primary inning of his begin in opposition to the Miami Marlins after a confrontation with umpire Dan Bellino.
After a foreign-substance examine during which Bellino stared at Bumgarner throughout a longer-than-typical examination of his left hand, Bumgarner and Bellino exchanged phrases. Bellino then threw the four-time All-Star out of the sport.
Bumgarner was ejected for the altercation with Bellino and never as a result of a international substance was detected.
A livid Bumgarner wanted to be held again by Diamondbacks supervisor Torey Lovullo and catcher Jose Herrera following the ejection. Earlier within the inning, he had proven frustration when plate umpire Ryan Wills known as an in depth pitch to Miami’s Garrett Cooper a ball.
It was the second profession ejection for Bumgarner, who additionally was tossed on June 11, 2018, for arguing balls and strikes.
Bumgarner was changed by right-hander Corbin Martin at first 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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