Petulant umpire Tony Randazzo ejects Lloyd McClendon with a wave of his hand
Lloyd McClendon was ejected by umpire Tony Randazzo on Saturday for arguing balls and strikes. He was ejected by Randazzo for the second game in a row yesterday following McClendon beefing about a check swing call. In Randazzo’s words, McCleandon “took his hand and shooed away my call.”
That’s some weak sauce from Randazzo. How dare someone “shoo away” a call! But watch how Randazzo ejected McClendon:
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Yup. With a shoo-away of his own.
Maybe McClendon deserved to be ejected. I don’t know. But if I’m MLB I am not at all happy with my umpires getting into little pissing matches with managers like this. You’re the authority. Act like it. Not like this: