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Mariners' Lloyd McClendon Goes on Epic Tirade After Getting Ejected vs. Yankees

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJune 3, 2015

via MLB.com

When Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon was ejected from Tuesday's game against the New York Yankees, he certainly made the most of it.

McClendon and Mariners catcher Mike Zunino were each tossed from the game in the third inning for arguing a checked-swing call that resulted in the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez walking, moving Brett Gardner up to second.

Zunino was ejected seconds after first-base umpire Will Little ruled that Rodriguez held up. Then, McClendon came running out to argue and was quickly tossed.

But he didn't go away quietly.

During the tirade, McClendon made sure each umpire on the field knew his thoughts on the call. He got in their faces, kicked his hat around and provided great theatrics.

McClendon talked about the ejections after the game:

The call on the checked swing ended up costing the Mariners. The next batter, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, drove in a run with a double. 

New York won the game in 11 innings, 5-3.

[MLB.com]

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