Originally written August 09, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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A season's worth of frustration seemed to bubble to the surface in the seventh inning Wednesday, when Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Chris Young and best friend Justin Upton were ejected within moments of each other during a 7-6 loss to Pittsburgh at PNC Park. Batting with the bases loaded and two outs in a 7-5 game, Young was called out on strikes on what he believed was an inside pitch. Young threw his bat down at the plate with both hands and immediately was ejected by home plate umpire Larry Vanover for throwing his equipment. Young then got into a heated argument with Vanover, and manager Kirk Gibson had to put a bear hug on Young to keep him away. Upton, who has lockered next to Young since the two became teammates in 2007, tossed his batting helmet toward the plate as the argument ensued. Upton said something as he entered the dugout and was ejected by second base umpire Alfonso Marquez. "It's just a big situation and my adrenaline was running and I ju...
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