Gerrit Cole’s night was already over, but he was ejected mid-game when he left the mound to finish the top of the sixth inning.
just give up his second home run After tying the score at 4-1 on a three-run shot to Alex Verdugo on Friday, Cole scored the final in the sixth and immediately began barking at home plate umpire Brian Knight.
Knight immediately tossed the call. Cole appeared upset that his 1-2 pitch to Verdugo was called a ball.Next Pitch Thrown by Cole entrusted He entered the Yankees’ bullpen and took a 4-1 lead.
After the call was thrown, Aaron Boone stormed out of the dugout and got into an argument with Knight himself, resulting in his manager being ejected as well.
In addition to the non-strike Cole, Cole seemed frustrated with hitting two homers on a night that gave up his 30th and 31st homers of the season.That is correct career high and tied for second in the league in home runs allowed this season.
Cole now gave up four runs in three straight games and improved his ERA to 3.49.