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Talbot hits Rodriguez, ejected from game

Posted on: June 11, 2011 3:05 pm
Edited on: June 11, 2011 4:14 pm
 
By Evan Brunell

TalbotThere were more hit-by-pitch fireworks on Saturday for the Yankees and Indians, as Alex Rodriguez was dinged on the left hip in the sixth inning by Mitch Talbot, who was immediately ejected.

Talbot threw a two-seamer and looked down at the mound before the ejection as if in reaction to slipping on the mound, which he claimed he did so once he was ejected. Talbot was upset, for obvious reasons, but it's hard to blame Iassogna for the quick thumb as the Yankees and Indians had a bench-clearing incident Friday when Mark Teixeira was hit. Compounding the issue was the Yankees' frustration at being swept by the Red Sox while taking five HBPs to Boston's one.

Both the Yankees' TV crew and beat reporters on Twitter didn't seem to feel the hitting -- the first of the game -- was intentional, but Talbot's ejection will certainly settle any brewing frustration on New York's part. Rodriguez had earlier hit a home run in the game and Curtis Granderson blasted his 20th -- tying him with Jose Bautista for the league lead -- two batters before Rodriguez's plunking. He left the field with a trainer and there was an announcement in the press box that he had left the game, but A-Rod would later take first base.

In the next inning, Bartolo Colon had to be removed from the game after what looked to be a hamstring pull covering first base on the play. The Yankees are up 2-0 with two outs in the top seventh, Indians at bat. You can follow the game live here.

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hotmeuly
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 22, 2011 12:33 pm
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Since: Jun 12, 2011
Posted on: June 12, 2011 11:00 am
 

Talbot hits Rodriguez, ejected from game

A-ROID is a sissy anyway !  Should have hit him in the head.  No brains there anyway.


Jefgg
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Posted on: June 12, 2011 9:52 am
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Since: Aug 13, 2006
Posted on: June 11, 2011 5:45 pm
 

Talbot hits Rodriguez, ejected from game

Yanks need to hit someone in a not so nice place to stop this.



Won't happen to soon, their head hunter Bugboy Chamberlain just had Timmy John surgery , correct?Smile. PS: I see Fatso Colon finally will hit the DL list which I predicted would happen before mid july... He ran from the mound to 1st  base and that was way to much for all that body to exercise .



Since: Aug 8, 2009
Posted on: June 11, 2011 3:09 pm
 

Talbot hits Rodriguez, ejected from game

Good for Talbot!! Hope he gets a few games off too.  He then has the nerve to act like he slipped.  Yanks need to hit someone in a not so nice place to stop this.


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