Max Scherzer is ejected for illegal substance on his glove

The Mets and the Dodgers They star in one of the best series of the week in the Major Leagues and the controversy was inevitable in the last game.

Before starting the fourth inning, phil cuzzithe first base umpire, ejected Max Scherzer because they found illicit substances on the Mets pitcher’s hand and glove.

It all started when Scherzer was forced to change gloves between the third and fourth episodes after a protocol review by the first mat umpire. When the Mets pitcher took the mound for the fourth roll argued for a long time with the team of officials and after yelling at them he was expelled.

After the expulsion Buck Showaltermanager of the New York team, chose Jimmy Yacabonis as a reliever with the scoreless game for either team. Scherzer pitched three complete innings in which he struck out three, walked two and allowed one hit after facing 12 batters.

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Max Scherzer claimed it was rosin

During the discussion with the umpires, the right-handed pitcher is heard constantly yelling that it was just rosin. Rosin is an amber-colored resin exuded by trees and is not banned by Major League Baseball. Some pitchers have used sunscreen to improve the spin of their pitches.

This was the second incident of the season involving resin. Domingo Germán, Yankees pitcher, received a warning to wash his hand because it had resin on it during the New Yorkers’ duel against the Minnesota Twins last Saturday.

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