Yankees Manager Aaron Boone Regrets Home Plate Tirade

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Aaron Boone ain’t too happy about piling on problems for the New York Yankees.

The Yanks skipper led a glorious tirade Monday night. Home plate umpire Laz Diaz called Yankees’ Anthony Volpe out on strikes, which Boone found egregious.

Aaron Boone Regrest Losing His Cool Against Laz Diaz

Boone lost his chill over Diaz’s missed pitch calls all game, and especially with the Yanks down 2-1 in the eighth inning.

From mimicking the ump to drawing a line in the sand, Boone was out for blood.

“You f**king stink,” Boone told Diaz. “I hear about it every f**king day.”

One ejection and a day later, Boone is hit with the sobering reality erupting on live television and adding an L to their record.

“I don’t like doing that,” Boone admitted Tuesday, as relayed by ESPN. Boone, who leads MLB with six ejections on the season, said he met with MLB senior vice president of on-field operations Mike Hill regarding the volatile response.

“But I also felt like I needed to fight with what was happening in that game,” Boone added.

New York lost to the Chicago White Sox, 5-1, in a crucial stretch of baseball for the AL (L)East team.


The Yanks (58-55) sit below the Boston Red Sox at the bottom of the division.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – AUGUST 07: Home umpire Laz Diaz and manager Aaron Boone. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – AUGUST 07: Manager Aaron Boone #17 of the New York Yankees writes on the strike zone during an argument with home umpire Laz Diaz in the eighth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on August 07, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)

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Alejandro Avila lives in Southern California and previously covered news for the LA Football Network. Jeopardy expert and grumpy sports fan that has watched every movie.

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