The Texas Rangers third baseman was tossed from Wednesday’s 22-10 loss to the Miami Marlins, not for arguing balls and strikes, and certainly not for charging the pitcher’s mound. Instead, Beltre was ejected by second base umpire Gerry Davis when he physically moved the on-deck circle, rather than following instructions to get back in the on-deck circle. The game was already decided at that point, yet Beltre appeared to be in a playful mood.
Mar 18, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA: Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) and Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) on the bench during the first half of a NBA game against the LA Clippers at the Staples Center. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Over the course of the past few days, the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise and their fans have experienced a feeling that the entire city has felt far too often when it has come to their sports teams. However, despite the gut-wrenching feeling The Land is experiencing with potentially losing one of the Association’s best young talents, the Cavaliers may have just positioned themselves to become a better team now, and, in the future. The phone has undoubtedly