Twins outfielder Torii Hunter went on an epic tirade after being ejected for arguing balls and strikes in Wednesday's 7–2 loss to the Royals

By SI Wire
June 11, 2015

Home plate umpire Mark Ripperger ejected Twins outfielder Torii Hunter for arguing balls and strikes in Minnesota's 7–2 loss to the Royals on Wednesday night.

Hunter, who was thrown out for the ninth time in his career, was called out on strikes on a 2–2 pitch from Luke Hochevar in the bottom of the eighth inning. Hunter quickly approached Ripperger and vehemently stated his disapproval of the call before being tossed. Twins manager Paul Molitor, who went out to defend Hunter, was subsequently booted as well, for the first time in his managerial career.

On his way back to the dugout, Hunter decided to get his money's worth. He threw his arm and leg guards in the direction of Ripperger, before throwing his batting gloves and even his jersey—yes, his jersey.

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