|Dempster drills A-Rod with a 3-0 backside heater.|
This is Brian O'Nora (7)'s first ejection of 2013.
Brian O'Nora now has 2 points in the UEFL (0 + 2 MLB + 0 U= 2).
Crew Chief Fieldin Culbreth now has 3 points in the UEFL's Crew Division (2 + 1 Irrecusable Call = 3).
*Rule 8.02(d) states, in part, "Intentionally Pitch at the Batter; If, in the umpire’s judgment, such a violation occurs, the umpire may elect either to: 1. Expel the pitcher, or the manager and the pitcher, from the game, or 2. may warn the pitcher and the manager of both teams that another such pitch will result in the immediate expulsion of that pitcher (or a replacement) and the manager."
This is the 139th ejection of the 2013 MLB season.
This is the 66th Manager ejection of 2013.
This is the Yankees' 3rd ejection of 2013, 5th in the AL East (TOR 9; BOS 8; BAL, TB 5; NYY 3).
This is Joe Girardi's 2nd ejection of 2013 and first since June 1, 2013 (Vic Carapazza; QOC = Correct).
This is Brian O'Nora's first ejection since August 19, 2012 (Chase Headley; QOC = Irrecusable).
Wrap: New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox, 8/18/13
Video: Appealing a monumental drug-related suspension, A-Rod targeted by BOS, Girardi incensed (ESPN)
Video: Sequence of Dempster's four inside pitches to Rodriguez, culminating with the up-and-in HBP (ESPN)
Related Video: O'Nora takes a direct shot to the throat from Yankees pitching, rules pitch ball four (ESPN)