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Orioles reliever Brian Matusz ejected in 12th inning for 'foreign substance'
Orioles reliever Brian Matusz ejected in 12th inning for 'foreign substance'

Orioles pitchers Mike Wright, in his second big league game, and Oliver Drake, in his major league debut, were outstanding Saturday night in a 13-inning, 1-0 loss to the Miami Marlins. Wright pitched seven scoreless innings, giving him 14 1/3 to start his big league career, and Drake went three. But Saturday’s loss will be remembered for left-hander Brian Matusz’s ejection in the bottom of the 12th for having a foreign substance on his right forearm. The Orioles wouldn’t comment publicly on what, exactly, the sticky substance was. Orioles manager Buck Showalter and Matusz danced around the subject. But privately, the sense is that Matusz had a combination of rosin and...

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