Saturday, June 20, 2015

MLB Ejection 100: Bruce Dreckman (1; David Ortiz)

HP Umpire Bruce Dreckman ejected Red Sox DH David Ortiz for Unsportsmanlike-NEC in the top of the 7th inning of the Red Sox-Royals game. With two out and none on, Ortiz hit a 1-2 fastball from Royals pitcher Kelvin Herrera on a line drive to center field for a single. Replays indicate Ortiz flipped his bat in front of home plate and participated in a verbal exchange with Dreckman from his position at first base, the call was irrecusable. At the time of the ejection, the Royals were leading, 7-4. The Royals ultimately won the contest, 7-4.

This is Bruce Dreckman (1)'s first ejection of 2015.
Bruce Dreckman now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Previous + 2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable = 3).
Crew Chief Tom Hallion now has 1 point in Crew Division (0 Previous + 1 Irrecusable Call = 1).

This is the 100th ejection of the 2015 MLB Regular Season.
This is the 47th player ejection of 2015. Prior to ejection, Ortiz was 1-3 in the contest.
This is the Red Sox' 5th ejection of 2015, 1st in the AL East (BOS 5; BAL, TOR 4; NYY 3; TB 2).
This is David Ortiz's 2nd ejection of 2015, first since April 19 (John Tumpane; QOC = Y-C [Check Swing]).
This is Bruce Dreckman's first ejection since June 6, 2010 (Joe Girardi; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).

Wrap: Boston Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals, 6/20/15
Video: Big Papi is tossed an MLB-leading 12th time amongst active players after hitting a single (BOS)
Related: Statistics & analysis indicate MLB's biggest "hothead" player is David Ortiz (June 11, 2015)


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