Video: Joey Votto ejected, bumps umpire

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Joey Votto is probably facing a suspension for this scene Wednesday at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park …

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The initial ejection seemed a little unwarranted — how many other players spike their equipment after striking out? — but that’s no excuse to make contact with an umpire. You can see in the video that Votto also exchanged some words with Pirates starter Gerrit Cole. “You pitch, I hit,” was the PG-rated part.