Rays Reliever Peralta Ejected With Foreign Substance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tampa Bay reliever Joel Peralta was ejected in the eighth inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Nationals for having a foreign substance on his glove.

Peralta entered at the start of the eighth, but as he was warming up the umpires gathered at the mound and examined his glove. An umpire walked with the glove off the field and Peralta was ejected before throwing a pitch.

Peralta is 0-2 with two saves and a 3.81 ERA in 34 games.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

Comments

More From CBS Tampa

Man Who Killed Wife, Put Photo on Facebook to be SentencedA South Florida man who fatally shot his wife and posted a photo of her body on Facebook could be sentenced to life in prison.
A Gearhead Embraces An Electric Car. Really.Car zealots are a unique bunch. The Ford people make fun of the Chevy people, the Chevy people love to tell the Ford people that their cars are Found On Road Dead and everyone makes fun of the Honda kids because of how they wear those sideways hats and because of VTEC, yo.

Listen Live