Former MLB Mike Montgomery loses his head in South Korea and hits an umpire

For many professional players whose MLB career has been stagnant or flat out, look towards the other side of the Pacific and consider playing in Asian leagues like South Korea and Japan It is not a bad option: There is a high standard of living in those countries, the level of play is good and the fans They are even more passionate than the ones you can find in the Major Leagues.

One of the many former MLB’s who had to go to Asian lands to try their luck is pitcher Mike Montgomery, who is remembered for obtaining the save for the Chicago Cubs, in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series, now playing for the Samsung Lions from KBO South Korea.

However, his days may be numbered in the South Korean circuit, since a video of him has gone viral where during a meeting of his team, he has to be restricted by his teammates towards his dugout due to a tremendous anger he had against one of the umpires, since he was going to confront him. However, Montgomery visibly lost his head and threw the chalk bag at the officer.

After the tantrum, Montgomery was expelled from the game and most likely will be punished by the league severely for assaulting the umpire, which is practically inexcusable in either the United States or South Korea.

Gabriel Delgado

I started as a rookie on Al Bat in early 2018 and am going for my third season covering Major League Baseball as a web reporter. I am a fan of the San Francisco Giants, a number one defender of Barry Bonds and a critic of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña are the future of baseball, Mike Trout is overrated, and the Astros deserved to be taken away from the World Series for cheating. Besides baseball, I also enjoy soccer, football, basketball, and just about any other game that includes a ball or a ball. I am also an amateur musician, penniless gamer and very nerdy. Graduated in journalism from the University of Guadalajara, I graduated in 2017. Born in the shrimp capital of the world, Escuinapa, Sinaloa. I lived in Australia for a while; i survived giant spiders, tasmanian devils, and fought a kangaroo and didn’t die trying.

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