Thursday, April 2, 2015

MLB Ejection S-13: Ben May (S2; Tyler Flowers)

2B Umpire Ben May ejected White Sox C Tyler Flowers for arguing an out call in the top of the 7th inning of the White Sox-Diamondbacks game. With one out and none on, Flowers hit a 1-1 changeup from Diamondbacks pitcher Brad Ziegler on the ground to third baseman Jordan Pacheco, who threw to first baseman Rudy Flores as Flowers arrived at first base. Replays indicate Flores gained possession of the ball prior to Flowers touching first base, the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Diamondbacks were leading, 10-1. The Diamondbacks ultimately won the contest, 10-2.

This is Ben May (97)'s second ejection of Spring Training 2015.
Ben May now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Previous + 0 Spring Training = 0).
Crew Chief Paul Schrieber now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Previous + 0 ST = 0).

This is the 13th ejection of MLB Spring Training 2015.
This is the 5th player ejection of Spring Training. Prior to ejection, Flowers was 0-1 in the game.
This is the White Sox' 1st ejection of Spring, T-2nd in the Cactus League (ARI 4; CWS, SEA, TEX 1).
This is Tyler Flowers' first ejection since May 26, 2014 (Ron Kulpa; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Ben May's first ejection since March 20, 2015 (Alex Claudio; QOC = U [Throwing At]).

Wrap: Chicago White Sox vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (Cactus League Spring Training), 4/2/15
Video: Flowers grounds out in the ChiSox's final game in Arizona, a blowout loss (Soon)


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