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Detroit’s Ausmus suspended over ejection, tirade

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DETROIT, MI - MAY 16: Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers covers home plate with his jacket after being ejected for arguing when Nick Castellanos #9 of the Detroit Tigers was called out on strikes by home plate umpire Doug Eddings in the fourth inning of a game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 16, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

 

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended for one game and fined after his histrionic ejection from Monday night’s game against Minnesota.

Ausmus served the suspension Tuesday night against the Twins. Bench coach Gene Lamont managed in his place.

Ausmus was ejected in the fourth inning Monday for arguing a called third strike in Detroit’s 10-8 win. During the argument, he took off his sweatshirt and used it to cover up home plate.

The commissioner’s office said in a statement about an hour before Tuesday’s game that Ausmus was being disciplined for “excessive arguing and his inappropriate actions following his ejection.

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