"I guess because I was arguing balls and strikes," Yost said.
Was there some dispute over the strike zone?
"A little bit," Yost said. "Not a whole lot but some. A couple of pitches. Then he [Barry] wanted to stare into the dugout for another 15 minutes until I muttered another word."
Yost muttered and was gone.
With bench coach Chino Cadahia absent because of a family matter, Yost was asked who took over the managerial duties for the last inning.
"My wife was sitting eight or 10 rows back," Yost said jokingly.
Actually, the rest of the coaching staff combined to handle the job.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.