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Rafael Devers physically restrained after argument with home plate umpire (Video)

Rafael Devers physically restrained after argument with home plate umpire (Video)

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Boston Red Sox slugger Rafael Devers looked like he wanted to get in the face of home plate umpire Chris Guccione.

Devers had to be restrained by third-base coach Carlos Febles, as it looked like the Red Sox third baseman was about to go give Guccione a piece of his mind and then some. Febles even made contact with Devers’ face, though it’s unknown if that was intentional at this juncture.

Guccione called Devers out on a swinging third strike, which the batter argued he made contact with. A quick replay shows that, in fact, Guccione was correct in the matter.

Devers was already heated, and Febles making contact with the player’s face didn’t necessarily help matters.

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For Devers, this is undoubtedly a bad look, especially considering he didn’t make contact with the baseball. Guccione was right in his assessment, and shouldn’t have been mocked and berated for calling Devers out.

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