Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended for ‘savages’ tirade

first_img Giants’ Madison Bumgarner discusses trade rumors: ‘I feel like I’ve done a good job of blocking it out’ “Just a big game, and just felt like some things weren’t going our way there early, and it felt like it needed to be known,” Boone said after the game. “Sometimes in the heat of the battle, you just kind of utter some things. But I feel that way about our guys, no doubt.”Certainly didn’t want anyone else getting tossed. We were pretty heated there, several of our guys there in the first couple of innings. So I just felt it was necessary in that spot to kind of take the attention off some of the other guys.”Gardner appreciated the support as he was seen clapping in the dugout as Boone ripped Miller, who was calling just his fifth MLB game behind the plate.”I loved it,” Yankees starting pitcher Domingo German said through an interpreter. “Personally, I fed off that energy. It gave me a boost to concentrate and go out there, do my job and try to get this victory for him, because he went out there and fought for us. I felt that it was my responsibility to go back out there and return the favor.” Yankees manager Aaron Boone will get an extra day to recover from his Thursday meltdown directed at home plate umpire Brennan Miller.MLB on Friday announced a one-game suspension for Boone after he verbally undressed Miller for calling Brett Gardner out on strikes in the second inning of a 6-2 win over the Rays in the opening game of a doubleheader. MLB trade rumors: At least 8 teams have inquired about deal for Mets’ Noah Syndergaard The Yankees rallied to win both games of their Thursday doubleheader, so expect the label “savages” to follow this team the remainder of the season.”Not a lot of coaches I think would back it up and use that type of word, but I think we appreciate it,” first baseman Luke Voit said of the new nickname. “And we are a bunch of savages.”25 savages. pic.twitter.com/gh2voYOjyK— MLB (@MLB) July 19, 2019Boone will serve his suspension Friday when the Yankees are to host the Rockies. Nathan Eovaldi injury update: Red Sox pitcher to join bullpen this weekend “My guys are f—ing savages in that f—ing box, right? And you’re having a piece of s— start to this game. I feel bad for you, but f—ing get better,” Boone was heard saying. “Tighten it up right now, OK?”Aaron Boone protecting his players#YANKSonYES pic.twitter.com/VLeDUwtPMl— YES Network (@YESNetwork) July 18, 2019While Gardner had his own fit in the dugout after striking out, Boone peppered Miller, a rookie MLB umpire, with some harsh criticism. Miller eventually had enough and tossed him from the game. That’s when Boone stormed onto the field and got in his final words before hitting the showers. Related Newslast_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *