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Arizona's Bumgarner ejected after 1st inning at Miami

Arizona Diamondbacks' pitcher Madison Bumgarner, left, is restrained by bench coach Jeff Banister while arguing with umpires after the first inning of a baseball game against the against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Miami. (AP Photo/Jim Rassol)
Posted at 1:14 PM, May 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-04 16:14:50-04

MIAMI (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been ejected after his hand was checked for a foreign substance. Bumgarner gave up a leadoff homer to Jon Berti in the first inning at Miami, and then retired the next three batters.

As he was walking to the dugout, the veteran left-hander gestured with his arm before holding his hand out for first base umpire Dan Bellino to take a look.

Bumgarner said something to Bellino as the check was ending, and the umpire threw him out. Bumgarner then started yelling at Bellino and had to be restrained by some coaches.