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Boston 3B coach Butterfield ejected against Tigers

Boston 3B coach Butterfield ejected against Tigers


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DETROIT (AP) — Boston Red Sox third base coach Brian Butterfield was ejected in the second inning of Thursday's game at Detroit.

Butterfield's seventh career ejection came shortly after a crucial call was overturned in Detroit's favor. Casey McGehee of the Tigers was initially called out when center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. made a diving attempt on his flyball in right-center. Replays clearly showed that Bradley hadn't caught the ball, and after a review, umpires awarded McGehee first base and put J.D. Martinez on third.

After the confusion over that play appeared to have died down, Butterfield was tossed while Detroit's Jarrod Saltalamacchia batted. First base umpire Jerry Layne said afterward he thought Butterfield was arguing balls and strikes at that point.

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