MLB is not pleased with Ozzie Guillen’s post-ejection tweeting

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From Doug Padilla of ESPN Chicago comes word that Major League Baseball isn’t too happy with Ozzie Guillen’s use of Twitter following his ejection from Wednesday night’s game:

MLB saying Oz tweeting last nite is their first issue involving social media during a game.

Sounds about right.

While we might think it’s great having access to a manager’s thoughts moments after he gets tossed from a game, there’s a large element of risk to it all. Guillen basically got on a loudspeaker last night no more than five minutes after home plate umpire Todd Tichenor ejected him. And that’s not something MLB wants.

After the game ended, some reporters asked Guillen about his tweets:

“I no worry about that,” Guillen said. “Let’s talk about [expletive] baseball. [Expletive] tweeting.”

Ozzie should avoid punishment here because Major League Baseball doesn’t have a policy against the use of Twitter by coaches and managers. Bud Selig and Co. may want to put something together quickly.

Christian Yelich homers to bring the National League one run closer in the eighth

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We entered the bottom of the eighth with the Americans leading the Nationals 5-2, and Charlie Morton on the hill. He got Joe Votto to ground out to second but he wasn’t so lucky when the Brewers’ Christian Yelich came to the plate: Yelich homered, again to left field, to bring the National League one run closer, 5-3.

After that Morton got both Charlie Blackmon and Lorenzo Cain to strike out, ending the inning.

We head to the top of the ninth, the American League still in the lead.