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In an odd sequence of events during last night’s Red Sox-Indians game in Cleveland, Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski was ejected by home plate umpire Quinn Wolcott after a four-pitch walk in the sixth inning (video here). It was quite the surprise ejection considering Pierzynski merely appeared to ask Wolcott for a new ball before he was sent to the showers early.

However, a lip-reading of Wolcott’s explanation to John Farrell (below) tips us off that it was what Pierzynski said to Wolcott while asking for a new ball that got him tossed:

“Give me ball, one you can f**king see.”

Pierzynski denied saying it,¬†but it’s hard to imagine Walcott making that up…especially when he received complaints about his strike zone from both sides all night long. While that’s a pretty hilarious line from the veteran catcher, it’s also probably¬†one that he should only use when he wants to head to the clubhouse early.

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[h/t Thunder Treats]