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Denver — Philadelphia Phillies Star Bryce Harbor Expelled from Sunday 4-0 loss at Colorado After charging into the Rockies’ dugout following the last out of the top of the seventh inning, an altercation ensued that destroyed both teams’ benches and bullpens.
Harper responded to the Colorado reliever Jack the birdHe clapped his hands against his glove and said something toward the Philadelphia dugout.
Harper was initially limited by the Rockies catcher Elias DiazThen Phillies third-base coach Dusty Wathan blocked the two-time NL MVP from entering a group of players and coaches gathered near the first-base line.
The bird was also ejected. Harper, who returned to the NL champion Phillies on May 2 after recovering from Tommy John surgery, went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in the game.
Phillies manager Rob Thompson was ejected earlier in the inning after arguing with plate umpire Ryan Wills over the third strike. Kyle Schwarber.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.