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Yankees' Boone ejected after interference call on Soto

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New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was ejected from Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Angels.

Boone started arguing after star outfielder Juan Soto was ruled to have interfered with Angels shortstop Zach Neto on an infield fly, resulting in a double play.

Boone called the moment a "wonky play," but later acknowledged the umpires probably made the right call.

"I don't know what Juan (is supposed to do)," Boone said, according to's Bryan Hoch.

"You can say, 'He'd better get there,' but once he commits to getting there, and he's trying to stay out of the way, if Neto catches it, he might catch it on the bag for a double play. It's like, 'Where do you go?' So, obviously, a tough way to start things when you load the bases there in the first inning, and you've got a really good pitcher on the ropes."

The ejection is Boone's third of the season, which leads all MLB managers. He has 25 ejections since the beginning of the 2021 campaign.

The play is similar to last week's game-ending double play between the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox when White Sox first baseman Andrew Vaughn was ruled to have interfered with Orioles shortstop Gunnar Henderson on an infield fly.

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