Archie Bradley ejected from bench after arguing check swing
Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Archie Bradley was thrown out of the game Saturday night against the Houston Astros after arguing a call from the third base umpire.
The incident occurred in the bottom of the ninth inning when David Peralta was called out on a check swing that was appealed to third base umpire Dan Iassogna.
Bradley could be seen yelling from the dugout and was visibly upset with the call.
Neither Peralta nor Bradley agreed with that check-swing call and Archie ended up ejected for his reaction. pic.twitter.com/qzpshyPk9e
— FOX Sports Arizona (@FOXSPORTSAZ) May 6, 2018
He was the third D-back to be ejected from a game this season. The first was Ketel Marte on March 31 against the Colorado Rockies and the other was manager Torey Lovullo on April 8 against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Bradley pitched 1.1 innings earlier in the game giving up no hits, no walks and no runs for the D-backs making him unavailable to reenter the game had it spilled over into extra innings.
The D-backs prevailed later in the ninth inning as A.J. Pollock knocked a groundball into left field bringing in the game-winning run.
Bradley leads the team with a 1.50 ERA and 17 appearances out of the bullpen.
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