Ian Kinsler was ejected from a game against the Texas Rangers Monday night. The Detroit Tigers second baseman was given the heave in the middle of an at-bat after arguing balls and strikes with umpire Angel Hernandez. On Tuesday he had a priceless reaction to what happened next.
After he was tossed, Kinsler was audibly heard hurling NSFW language at Hernandez, telling him to do his “f-ing job”:
— Not Dan Dickerson (@fake_DDickerson) August 15, 2017
Kinsler was asked about the ejection today and here’s what he had to say:
Wow. Ian Kinsler just became one of my favorite athletes. That’s an amazing quote.
And he finished off with this gem:
Daaaaaamn Ian, you savage!
For the record, Angel Hernandez is a terrible umpire. It’s an indisputable fact. I mean, he’s not Joe West bad, but he’s in the same category.