Ump chest-bumps Hurdle; skipper, King ejected

Updated: June 7, 2006, 9:32 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Home plate umpire Tony Randazzo chest-bumped Colorado manager Clint Hurdle after walking up the first-base line, where he confronted Rockies reliever Ray King in the ninth inning Wednesday.


Both King and Hurdle were ejected by Randazzo, who met King about 40 feet from home plate after the left-hander was pulled in favor of Jose Mesa with one out.

King, who was angered that he wasn't getting the high strike, took offense to Randazzo's walking up the line and said ...

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