Lance Lynn earned an ejection throughout a overseas substance test, however not for having a overseas substance.
Lynn was thrown out of Wednesday’s recreation between the White Sox and A’s after 4 innings. The Chicago starter was checked after the highest of the fourth and tossed his belt out of the dugout towards third base umpire Nic Lentz.
You possibly can see the belt go flying within the backside left-hand nook of this video, through the A’s on NBC Sports activities Twitter account.
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Lentz wasted little time after the belt toss in tossing Lynn, who shouted on the umpires as he left the dugout.
Lynn blamed Lentz for the entire thing as a result of Lentz did not begin the inspection on time.
“I used to be coming off the mound, he was late getting over, so I left my glove and my hat (on the dugout railing), after which whereas I taking place within the dugout attempting to see the trainers as a result of I am coping with one thing, he yells at me that he must see my belt. So I tossed it up after which he throws me out,” Lynn mentioned after the White Sox’s 3-2 victory.
“He threw me out as a result of I tossed my belt. And I mentioned, ‘Effectively, should you had been over there on time we would not have this downside,'” Lynn added. “I am attempting to get some work achieved to return out for the fifth, and clearly I damage his emotions.”
Earlier than exiting, Lynn — who leads the American League with a 2.26 ERA — had allowed one run, three hits and three walks over 4 innings whereas throwing 88 pitches. He was relieved by left-hander Garrett Crochet.
Lynn had performed in 281 MLB video games over 10 seasons with out being ejected previous to his outburst. It is unclear precisely what triggered his frustration to boil over Wednesday.