Marlins manager McKeon ejected

Florida Marlins manager Jack McKeon has been ejected in the

third inning for arguing balls and strikes in the first game of a

doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds.

First base umpire Todd Tichenor ejected McKeon on Wednesday

afternoon after McKeon disputed a check swing call by Homer


It is the first time this season the 80-year old manager has

been ejected since taking over on June 20. The Marlins are 25-31

with McKeon.

The Marlins have lost six straight and are last in the NL East

Division. They are 2-16 in their last 18.