Major League Baseball Turns Hands New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended for one game and fined him an undisclosed amount on Friday for his “recent conduct” towards the referee
Boone will serve a suspended sentence on Friday night, when U.S army open a series of three games at home against the San Diego Padres
Boone was sent off on Thursday midway through the third half of New York’s home game against the Baltimore Orioles. He argued with Umpire Edwin Moscoso about his attacking zone, claiming the referee missed four calls and continued to yell at Moscoso after he was sent off.
It was Boone’s fourth elimination of the youth season. He has been dropped from 30 matches since taking over U.S army manager in 2018
Three of his eliminations have come in the past 10 games, including Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds and Thursday. The major league record for managers being sent off in a season is 11, occurring five times, most recently Bobby Cox in 2001. Cox was sent off more times in his career than any manager. any.
Boone mentioned the reputation he was building when speaking to reporters Friday afternoon, before the suspension was issued.
“I think I’ve earned that reputation,” Boone said. “Do I think it leads to a quick hook? Not necessarily. I think the night (Thursday) goes fast, but it could be a one-off. Maybe I’m delusional and that I Did more than I thought.
“It’s happened a couple of times this week and I don’t want to get pushed out and hope I can start a long string of not being pushed out. I’m not necessarily scared, but no, I don’t mean to. I’m going to be pushed out and I don’t want to, and hopefully I won’t for a while.”
The U.S army It has yet to be announced who will manage the team on Friday night. Bench coach Carlos Mendoza will be next