Now Commenting On:

After striking out for third time, Napoli ejected

After striking out for third time, Napoli ejected play video for After striking out for third time, Napoli ejected

ANAHEIM -- Serving as the Red Sox's designated hitter in Sunday's 3-1 victory over the Angels, Mike Napoli was ejected in the eighth inning for arguing balls and strikes with home-plate umpire CB Bucknor.

After Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run home run break a scoreless game, Napoli took a called third strike.

Napoli didn't agree with the call and began barking at Bucknor. As the two went back and forth, Napoli began to get more and more livid and was eventually thrown out.

Manager John Farrell came out to argue after Napoli's ejection in what became another heated argument.

"I disagreed with the call, that's about it," said Napoli after the game.

Quinn Roberts is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español