To recap: Price accused Hallion, 56, of cursing at him following Price’s final out of an eventual 8-3 Tampa Bay Rays victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
According to Price, Hallion, then at home plate, told him to “throw the ball over the f--- plate” as the pitcher walked off the field in the seventh inning. (Earlier, Price had taken a step toward his dugout after what he thought was a third strike for the final out against batter Dewayne Wise.)
Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson, sitting in the dugout at the time of the exchange between Price and Hallion, was ejected after allegedly responding to the umpire. Hallion, to a pool reporter after the game, called Price “a liar” when told of the player’s account of the events. Price reacted with a number of pointed tweets after the game, including one that alluded to Hallion as a coward.