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Laird, Leyland ejected in 2nd inning for Tigers

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DETROIT (AP)

Tigers catcher Gerald Laird and manager Jim Leyland have been ejected from Sunday's game against the Cleveland Indians in the second inning.

Laird hit a comebacker to the mound, and Indians pitcher Chris Seddon had to run to first with the ball amid some confusion over who was covering. Seddon went to tag Laird, who slid into first but was called out.

Moments later, Laird came out of the dugout, having apparently already been thrown out. Leyland was right behind him and argued with multiple umpires before being ejected by plate ump Joe West.

Leyland continued the argument in animated fashion for a little while before leaving.

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