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In the course of the fifth inning of Saturday evening’s Phillies-Mets recreation (PHI-NYM GameTracker), Philadelphia star Bryce Harper managed to get himself ejected by first-base umpire Roberto Ortiz whereas assuming his spot in proper discipline. Harper was peeved over a fair-foul name within the prime half of the inning. 

Harper had ripped a Seth Lugo curveball down the first-base line, however Ortiz known as it foul. Harper wound up grounding out to finish the body. So when the Phillies took the sphere for the underside of the fifth, Harper let Ortiz hear about it — to extra, based on Ortiz. 

Here is a take a look at the related colour tv footage: 

Very doubtless, Harper has some holdover frustration due to a mistake he made within the discipline throughout the fourth inning. Andres Gimenez popped as much as shallow proper, however Harper did not take cost on the play regardless that he had the simplest path to the ball. As such, second baseman Neil Walker needed to make a back-pedaling play on the ball, which allowed Todd Frazier to tag up and rating from third. Here is a glance: 

Coincidentally, it was Walker who tried to restrain Harper an inning later. 

Harper has been wildly productive on this, his second season with the Phillies (he is batting .271/.429/.523 on the yr), however Saturday evening was not classic Harper. 

On second thought, it was classic Harper on this sense: 

Bryce Harper is sweet at enjoying baseball and likewise good at being informed to cease enjoying baseball. 


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