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Will Smith Ejected For "Foreign Substance"

Brewers pitcher Will Smith earned an ejection tonight from crew chief Jim Joyce after Braves skipper Fredi Gonzalez raised an objection over the existence of a foreign substance on Smith’s wrist.

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Most pitchers, of course, use something to improve their grip on the baseball; usually, nobody cares. Gonzalez clearly saw the opportunity to earn an edge with the bases loaded and one out; Smith only faced one batter, which he hit with a pitch. Smith responded with a string of profanities aimed Gonzalez’s way.

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