HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball says it is reviewing Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper’s confrontation with an umpire to decide whether he should be disciplined.READ MORE: Michigan SOS Benson Announces Return Of 'Water-Winter Wonderland' License Plate
Harper was ejected by plate umpire Brian Knight while in the dugout during the ninth inning of Washington’s 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
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Moments after Monday’s ejection, pinch hitter Clint Robinson hit a tiebreaking, game-ending home run, and Harper ran onto the field with his teammates to celebrate. Harper pointed toward Knight and cursed at the umpire.
After the game, Harper described what he said as “a couple choice words.” He did not speak to reporters in the clubhouse before Tuesday’s game.MORE NEWS: Oxford High School Shooting Activates US Emergency Blood Reserve
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