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Carlos Gomez's antics result in emptied benches ... again

  • Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez is no stranger to altercations with opposing players.He got into a tiff with the several Braves players last season over his home run celebration, and ignited a bench-clearing brawl with the夜网论坛 Pirates earlier this year thanks to his theatrics. He was at it again on Wednesday against the Nationals after he was plunked by reliever Taylor Hill on the very first pitch of the at-bat.After taking his base,  teammate Lyle Overbay proceeded to hit into a inning-ending double play, but not before Gomez took out second baseman Kevin Frandsen attempting to disrupt the throw to first. Shortstop Ian Desmond confronted Gomez about his actions, and as is customary in the game of baseball, the benches cleared. Gomez had a rather comical explanation as to why Desmond confronted him.Carlos Gomez on his 8th-inning exchange with Desmond: "He liked my shoes. I told him to go to http://t.co/ZlTUTsx4vP and get some" #Brewers— Andrew Gruman (@AndrewGruman) June 25, 2014Desmond was not as amused by the situation.Ian Desmond unhappy with Gomez. "In a World Series game, you slide like that. In a seven-run differential game, there’s no time for that."— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) June 25, 2014The two teams meet next on July 18, the first game back from the All-Star break.[......]

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    Angels, Pirates swap relievers Ernesto Frieri, Jason Grilli

  • The life of a closer: Up one minute, down the next, out the door the one after that.Two deposed ninth-inning relievers changed addresses Friday, as the Angels traded Ernesto Frieri to the Pirates for Jason Grilli. The Pirates announced the trade about 45 minutes before their game vs. the Mets. Grilli recently lost his closing job to Mark Melancon, while Frieri had given way to Joe Smith and others."We traded a struggling closer for a stru夜网论坛ggling closer with the idea that a change of scenery will help both," Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto told reporters, per Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.  Both men enjoyed success as recently as last season. Grilli, 37, recorded 33 saves and 2.70 ERA for the NL wild-card Bucs in 2013. Frieri, 28, had 37 saves for the Halos, although his ERA was more than a run higher (3.80).Grilli (4.87 ERA, 1.623 WHIP) was on the disabled list from late April to late May this year because of an oblique strain. Frieri was healthy but ineffective (6.39 ERA, 1.355 WHIP).[......]

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