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Aaron Boone ejected after losing it on ump in Yankees’ nightcap

Aaron Boone ejected after losing it on ump in Yankees' nightcap

The heat got turned up in the temperature-controlled Tropicana Field on Saturday.

Yankees manager Aaron Boone and hitting coach Marcus Thames received fifth-inning ejections from home-plate umpire Vic Carapazza in Game 2 of the doubleheader. Bench coach Carlos Mendoza assumed m anager duties.

The ejections appeared to be related to a number of high-and-tight pitches that the Rays threw to the Yankees, two at DJ LeMahieu and one to Gio Urshela.

The chirping from the Yankees’ dugout, in these fan-less games, could be heard on the YES Network after Tampa Bay pitcher Andrew Kittredge knocked down LeMahieu in the top of the fifth inning.

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