After striking out twice in his first two at-bats, Bryce Harper had apparently reached his boiling point by the fourth inning of Monday’s game against the New York Mets.
When Philadelphia Phillies teammate Cesar Hernandez took a pitch he thought was high for a strike, Harper’s barking from the dugout got him tossed from the game by home plate umpire Mark Carlson.
Manager Gabe Kapler came out to argue, followed quickly by an irate Harper — who had to be restrained, first by Kapler and then by a couple members of the Phillies.
It marked the first ejection for Harper in a Phillies uniform, and the first time a Phils player had been ejected from a game in nearly four years.
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