Benches Apparent in Orioles-Blue Jays Match Following Alek Manoah plunks Maikel Franco following back-to-back homers

Toronto Blue Jays rookie starter Alek Manoah was ejected in the fourth inning of Saturday's 10-7 win over the Orioles after letting back-to-back house runs to Ryan Mountcastle and DJ Stewart subsequently hitting third baseman Maikel Franco with a pitch.

Benches Apparent in Orioles-Blue Jays Match Following Alek Manoah plunks Maikel Franco following back-to-back homers

The hit-by-pitch motivated the chairs to clean at Camden Yards and demanded coaches and players from either side to be split.

Orioles director Brandon Hyde, who originally held his players back, headed by infielder Freddy Galvis and catcher Pedro Severino, from charging Manoah, had his disposition shift after he seemed to be actuated by Blue Jays director Charlie Montoyo.

"We had been getting back our team, then there was something mentioned I did not value," Hyde said. "So, that is what occurred. Subsequently we calmed down and moved back into the dugout."

In Hyde's opinion, the pitch which struck Franco was deliberate. Montoyo did not appear to have far to assert after the umpires convened and decided to eject Manoah.

"Easy: They informed me he pitched at the man on goal," he explained with a laugh on his postgame movie call. "It was simple."

Discussing Sunday afternoon, Hyde stated he and Montoyo haven't spoken about the episode, while Franco stated his displeasure largely stemmed from the way shut Manoah's pitch was on his face.

"It should not be such as this," he explained. "If we struck back-to-back homers, as the Blue Jays, the only thing you need to say is make an alteration, create a fantastic pitch."

Manoah said following the match the umpires told him that it was"bad time"

"I attempted to find this fastball in, it slipped off, and that I was sort of just perplexed as his response and things like this, sort of merely questioning,'What is happening, what is wrong? "People were my hands gestures while I was walking towards him. I was sort of trying to determine what was happening. Didn't know the frustration "

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