Saturday was not Gabe Kapler’s best day. But it certainly made for some good entertainment.
The Phillies manager wasn’t too pleased with the way home plate umpire Chris Guccione was calling balls and strikes in Saturday’s contest between Philadelphia and the Miami Marlins, and made sure to let him know it after Scott Kingsy was called out on strike three after the ball appeared to hit his hands.
It didn’t take long for the argument to escalate to the point of ejection for the former Boston Red Sox outfielder, who kicked dirt at the umpire before exiting the field.
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That escalated quickly.
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