In the bottom of the first inning, home plate umpire Alex Mackay made a questionable call on a 1-0 pitch from Cubs hurler Kyle Hendricks to Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
On the game broadcast, you can hear some commotion, and Mackay immediately ejects Ross from the game.
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Ross then comes onto the field to argue, and thanks to the miracle of hot microphones, the following (uncensored) barb was flung at the umpire:
“You’ve got one god--- game before you get a break and you’re that f------ bad already?” Ross posits to Mackay before he heads back to the dugout.
This isn’t the first time Ross has made a generous donation to the clubhouse swear jar in recent days. After Tuesday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers, where he was also ejected, Ross made it a point to voice his displeasure about the Brewers closing their roof during the game, as well as about the umpires’ performance in the contest.
“There’s just a lot of bull---- that went on today,” he said.
The Cubs did end up winning that game, so perhaps they’ll be inspired to victory again Sunday.