Tuesday, September 16, 2014
MLB Ejections 193-195: Rob Drake (1-3; Yankees x3)
In the bottom of the 8th, with none out and none on, Rays batter Kiermaier took a 0-0 cutter from Yankees pitcher Phelps for a called first ball. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the inner edge of home plate and chest high, the call was irrecusable. At the time of the ejections, the Rays were leading, 6-1. The Rays ultimately won the contest, 6-1.
These are Rob Drake (30)'s first, second and third ejections of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
Rob Drake now has 10 points in the UEFL Standings (4 Previous + 3*[2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable] = 10).
Crew Chief Joe West now has 20 points in Crew Division (17 Previous + 3 Irrecusable Calls = 20).
These are the 193rd, 194th and 195th ejections of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is the 83rd player ejection of 2014. Prior to his ejection, Phelps' line was 0.2 IP, 1 BB.
This is the 88th Manager ejection of 2014.
This is the Yankees' 10-12th ejection of 2014, 2nd in the AL East (BOS 13; NYY 12; TB 11; TOR 5; BAL 3).
This is Joe Girardi's first ejection since August 13, 2014 (Gerry Davis; QOC = N [Interference]).
This is David Phelps' first career MLB ejection.
This is Tony Pena's first ejection since April 15, 2005 (CB Bucknor; QOC = U [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Rob Drake's first ejection since August 15, 2012 (Joe Maddon; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
Wrap: New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 9/16/14
Video: After leadoff batter Jeter is hit and warnings are issued, Girardi gets tossed and yells at Geltz (NYY)
Video: When Phelps throws his first pitch of the inning up-and-in, benches clear (NYY)