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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Seattle Mariners ace Cliff Lee has been ejected from a spring training game against Arizona for throwing at Diamondbacks catcher Chris Snyder.
With two outs in the bottom of the third inning Monday, Lee threw an inside pitch to Snyder, then tossed one just over the batter's head.
Snyder walked toward the mound and the dugouts and bullpens emptied, but no punches were thrown.
In the first inning, Lee tripped over Snyder while trying to back up a play at home plate. The left-hander, acquired from Philadelphia in a big trade this offseason, was tagged for four runs and six hits before leaving the game.