Adam Dunn picked up a dinner tab for Scott Carroll and 30+ people last night

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Yesterday, after years in the minors, pitcher Scott Carroll made his major league debut. He went seven and two-thirds and allowed only one earned run in picking up the win over David Price and the Rays.

His family was there and cameras caught his mother breaking down in tears at her boy’s performance. But after the emotion, everyone had to eat. Up steps Adam Dunn:

Here’s O’Toole’s menu if you want to go there sometime. Don’t count on Dunn picking up the tab, though.

What a nice move.

Donaldson ejected for kicking dirt on plate after home run

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Minnesota’s Josh Donaldson managed to get ejected while hitting a home run.

Donaldson barked at plate umpire Dan Bellino for the second time in the sixth inning of a 4-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.

With the score 2-2, Bellino called a strike when the 2015 AL MVP checked his swing on a 2-0 pitch from Reynaldo Lopez.

Manager Rocco Baldelli came out to speak with Bellino, and Donaldson homered down the left-field line on the next offering. After rounding the bases, Donaldson kicked dirt at home plate as he crossed it.

Bellino ejected him immediately, and Donaldson, realizing he had missed home plate, returned to the plate to touch it and then argued as he kicked more dirt on it.

Donaldson also had argued with Bellino on a 1-1 breaking ball in the first inning that appeared to be high but was called a strike, leading to a strikeout.

“We need Josh on the field, out there playing, and at third base,” Baldelli said. “That’s when we’re at our best. And so that’s really the end of it. I think we can move past it at his point, and go from here.”