Sunday, May 10, 2015

MLB Ejections 041-042: Mike Estabrook (2-3; Shelton, Cash)

HP Umpire Mike Estabrook ejected Rays Manager Kevin Cash and Hitting Coach Derek Shelton for arguing a strike three (swinging) call in the bottom of the 5th inning of the Rangers-Rays game. With one out and none on, Rays batter Joey Butler attempted to check his swing on a 2-2 curveball from Rangers pitcher Wandy Rodriguez. Play was reviewed and affirmed (check swing), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Rangers were leading, 1-0. The Rangers ultimately won the contest, 2-1.

This is Mike Estabrook (83)'s second ejection of 2015.
Mike Estabrook now has ? points in the UEFL Standings (4 Previous + 2 MLB + ? ? Call = ?).
Crew Chief Dana DeMuth now has ? points in Crew Division (4 Prev + ? ? Call = ?).

These are the 41st and 42nd ejections of the 2015 MLB Regular Season.
This is the 18th Manager ejection of 2015.
This is the Rays' 2nd ejection of 2015, 1st in the AL East (TB 2; BAL, BOS 1; NYY, TOR 0).
This is Kevin Cash's first ejection since April 16, 2015 (Laz Diaz; QOC = U [Replay Review]).
This is Derek Shelton's first career ejection.
This is Mike Estabrook's first ejection since April 10, 2015 (Scooter Gennett; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 5/10/15
Video: With mom in attendance for Mother's Day, Cash kicks dirt as part of ejection tantrum (TB)


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