Apparently a Phillies fan was thrown out of Fenway Park on Monday night – by the Phillies.
Rohlfing says it was the third inning of the 2-1 loss when he yelled “Odubel, wake up!” after Odubel Herrera committed a horrendous mistake on the base paths. This took place behind third base within ear shot of Rhys Hoskins, who was tagged out on the play. Shortly after, a Red Sox security worker came over to talk to Rohlfing, followed by a second person, a higher-up, who explained that the manager wanted him removed from the stadium. The pair explained that they had no choice but to kick him and his fiance out of Fenway because Gabe Kapler asked for it.
Santoliquito asked the Phillies for comment:
“The Phillies confirmed, through a team spokesperson, that the request for Rohlfing’s removal did come from the Phillies’ dugout, but it was intended to remove Rohlfing from the area where he was standing — not from the ballpark. The Phillies also refute that the order came from Kapler.”
On today’s morning show, host Angelo Cataldi said he got a text message from Kapler, which he read a portion of while Rohlfing was on the line: