NEW YORK — Yankees manager Aaron Boone knows he's earning a reputation for arguing with umpires. Boone got ejected for the fourth time on Thursday this season and the second time in four days, most famously getting tossed in 2019 while going on his famous «Savages in the Box» rant.
But despite his reputation, Boone does not think it's changed the way umpires are treating him. «I think I've earned that reputation,» Boone said. «Do I think it's leading to a quick hook?
Not necessarily. I think last night was quick, but that could be a one-off. Maybe I'm delusional and that I did more than I think.» Boone was tossed in the middle of the third inning of the Yankees game against the Baltimore Orioles by umpire Edwin Moscoso while arguing about the strike zone.
The Yankees skipper indicated he thought the umpire missed four calls, holding up four fingers to indicate his displeasure. While his ejections are accumulating, Boone does not think it's affected how teams call a game when the Yankees are involved. «I think they come in for the most part with a blank slate,» Boone said. «I do think there is probably the occasional bias that exists.Read more on espn.com