Eckersley didn't like the way Stroman celebrated after a strikeout, as the pitcher let out a yell and glared into the Red Sox dugout.

Marcus Stroman calls Red Sox broadcaster Dennis Eckersley 'clown' after critical comment


Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman had some choice words for Red Sox broadcaster Dennis Eckersley after Toronto's ' 6-1 win over Boston Sunday.

Eckersley didn't like the way Stroman celebrated after a sixth-inning strikeout, as the pitcher let out a yell and glared into the Red Sox dugout.

Eckersley said on the NESN broadcast Stroman's actions were "tired."

Stroman later learned of Eckersley's remark, and after the game tweeted, "His comments are always trash."

Stroman later tweeted that Eckersley is a "clown" and a "hypocrite," retweeting a video of Eckersley, a six-time All-Star pitcher, showing off his own demonstrative celebrations back in the day. 

It's not the first time Eckersley has clashed with a player. He was involved in a verbal confrontation with Boston left-hander David Price on the team plane in 2017.



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