Sunday, June 23, 2013

MLB Ejection 083: Mike DiMuro (2; John Farrell)

2B Umpire Mike DiMuro ejected Red Sox Manager John Farrell for arguing a safe (no catch) call in the bottom of the 8th inning of the Red Sox-Tigers game. With none out and none on, Tigers batter Avisail Garcia hit a 0-0 fastball from Red Sox pitcher Andrew Miller to center fielder Daniel Nava, who attempted to catch
Farrell demonstrates the alleged catch/transfer act.
the fly ball by employing a basket (underhanded) catch. Replays indicate Nava failed to securely possess the ball in his glove and firmly hold it before voluntarily and intentionally releasing the ball as prescribed by Rule 2.00 [Catch], the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the contest was tied, 4-4. The Tigers ultimately won the contest, 7-5.

This is Mike DiMuro (16)'s second ejection of 2013.
Mike DiMuro now has 2 points in the UEFL (-2 + 2 + 2 Y = 2).
Crew Chief Ted Barrett now has 2 points in the UEFL's Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 2).

This is the 83rd ejection of 2013.
This is the 38th Manager ejection of 2013.
This is the Red Sox's 2nd ejection of 2013, T-3rd in the AL East (TOR 6; TB 4; BAL, BOS 2; NYY 1).
This is John Farrell's 1st ejection of 2013 and first since October 1, 2012 (Marvin Hudson; QOC = Y).
This is Mike DiMuro's first ejection since April 24, 2013 (John Gibbons; QOC = N).

Wrap: Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers, 6/23/13
Video: DiMuro rules Nava failed to securely possess the baseball, Farrell kicked out arguing the case (BOS)


Gil Imber said...

We can agree to disagree on that one - talk to me when DiMuro screws up a HR call AFTER using instant replay!

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