These are Brian Knight (91)'s first and second ejections of 2015.
Brian Knight now has 7 points in the UEFL Standings (-1 Prev + 2*[2 MLB + 2 Correct Call] = 7).
Crew Chief Ron Kulpa now has -4 points in Crew Division (-6 Previous + 2 Correct Call = -4).
|Replays indicate Fuld ran on the infield grass.|
Jim Evans: "A runner who has advanced the entire distance from home plate to first in fair territory making no effort to run within the lane is not extended the same leniency as the runner who runs in the lane as required and then cuts into fair territory near the base to touch it."
Harry Wendelstedt addresses quality of the throw: "The determination is not whether the throw is true, but whether it could still reasonably retire the runner."
These are the 164th and 165th ejections of the 2015 MLB Regular Season.
This is the 74th player ejection of 2015. Prior to ejection, Fuld was 0-3 (SO) in the contest.
This is the 77th Manager ejection of 2015.
This is the Athletics' 4th ejection of 2015, 3rd in the AL West (HOU, SEA 5; OAK 4; LAA, TEX 3).
This is Sam Fuld's first career MLB ejection.
This is Bob Melvin's 3rd ejection of 2015, 1st since July 22 (Hunter Wendelstedt; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Brian Knight's first ejection since August 7, 2014 (Matt Kemp; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).
Wrap: Oakland Athletics vs. Baltimore Orioles, 8/17/15
Video: Fuld and Melvin are tossed arguing the RLI call; Oakland broadcasters bemoan Knight (OAK)