Saturday, May 23, 2015

MLB Ejection 056: Paul Emmel (2; Brian Matusz)

3B Umpire Paul Emmel ejected Orioles P Brian Matusz for an illegal substance in the bottom of the 12th inning of the Orioles-Marlins game. With two out and on on, prior to the 0-0 pitch to Marlins batter Christian Yelich, Marlins Manager Dan Jennings requested an inspection of Matusz' person from HP Umpire Jordan Baker. After further investigation, Emmel discovered an illegal substance on Smith's right forearm and ejected the pitcher from the game pursuant to the penalty prescribed by Rule 8.02(b), the call was irrecusable.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Marlins ultimately won the contest, 1-0, in 13 innings.

This is Paul Emmel (50)'s second ejection of 2015.
Paul Emmel now has 9 points in the UEFL Standings (7 Previous + 2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable = 9).
Crew Chief Paul Emmel now has 1 point in Crew Division (0 Previous + 1 Irrecusable Call = 1).
*Rule 8.02(b) [OBR 2015 Rule 6.02(c)(7)] states that no pitcher shall, "have on his person, or in his possession, any foreign substance. For such infraction of this section (b) the penalty shall be immediate ejection from the game."

This is the 56th ejection of the 2015 MLB Regular Season.
This is the 26th player ejection of 2015. Prior to ejection, Matusz' line was 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER.
This is the Orioles' 2nd ejection of 2015, T-1st in the AL East (BAL, TB 2; BOS, NYY 1; TOR 0).
This is Brian Matusz' first career MLB ejection.
This is Paul Emmel's first ejection since May 4, 2015 (Don Mattingly; QOC = Y [Balk]).
This is the first illegal substance ejection since May 21, 2015 (Jim Joyce/Will Smith).

Wrap: Baltimore Orioles vs. Miami Marlins, 5/23/15
Video: For second time this week, a pitcher is ejected for a foreign substance on his arm (FOX)


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