Thursday, March 12, 2015

MLB Ejection S-1: Dan Iassogna (S1; Fredi Gonzalez)

HP Umpire Dan Iassogna ejected Braves Manager Fredi Gonzalez for arguing a ball one call in the bottom of the 1st inning of the Braves-Yankees game. With none out and none on, Yankees batter Jacoby Ellsbury took a 0-0 fastball from Braves pitcher Shelby Miller for a called first ball. Ellsbury grounded out on the ensuing pitch. Replays indicate the pitch was located outside the lower right quadrant of home plate (pitch f/x unavailable), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Yankees ultimately won the contest, 3-2.

This is Dan Iassogna (58)'s first ejection of 2015.
Dan Iassogna now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 0 [Spring Training Ejection] = 0).
Crew Chief Dan Iassogna now has 0 points in Crew Division (0 Previous + 0 Correct Call [ST] = 0).

This is the 1st ejection of the 2015 MLB Spring Training preseason.
This is the 1st Manager ejection of the Spring Training.
This is the Braves' 1st ejection of the preseason, 1st in the Grapefruit League (ATL 1, Others 0).
This is Fredi Gonzalez's first ejection since September 15, 2014 (Tim Timmons; QOC = N).
This is Dan Iassogna's first ejection since September 14, 2014 (Steve Smith; QOC = Y).

Wrap: Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees (Grapefruit League Spring Training), 3/12/15
Video: Gonzalez wastes no time getting tossed, arguing the very first pitch from Miller (NYY)


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