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Yankees, you mad?: Benches clear over bat flip

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The unwritten rules of baseball are long.

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The benches cleared last night between the Yankees and Astros. Houston put a 15 spot on the Yankees, which in itself may be blood boiling. Especially with a team that has Brian McCann on the roster. But something Carlos gomez did led to Yankees manager Joe Girardi to say this:

That something was this:

Yup, that was it. Carlos Gomez flipped his bat in frustration after hitting at pop up. The Yankees recorded an out during the play, and yet that wasn't professional enough.

Gomez said after the game:

The Yankees can keep no-beard policy professionalism, the Astros will party in Club Astro with Dallas Keuchel's beard.