Soft Umpire Ejected Lance Lynn for Throwing His Belt for the Stupid Substance Check

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SJ - August 19, 2021

August isn't the time of year to be playing umpire games in the middle of real meaningful games.  These substance checks between innings have been a complete disaster.

Giving umpires, who are looking for any reason to toss players, the authority to check for substances between innings is one of the dumbest things I've ever heard of.  But the MLB likes dumb shit.

Last night in Chicago, White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn was ejected by a soft umpire because he didn't like the way the right-hander tossed his belt.  What a pussy.

Guess what?  They know you're checking hats, gloves and belts so they're not putting the shit there anymore.  You can't eject a dude because he didn't formally present you with his belt.


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