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.

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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