Wednesday, September 23, 2015

MLB Ejection 208: Mark Ripperger (4; Jonathan Papelbon)

HP Umpire Mark Ripperger ejected Nationals P Jonathan Papelbon for throwing at Orioles batter Manny Machado in the top of the 9th inning of the Orioles-Nationals game. With two out and none on, Machado took a 1-1 fastball from Papelbon for a hit-by-pitch. Replays indicate the pitch was inside and struck Machado on the left shoulder, the call was irrecusable. At the time of the ejection, the Orioles were leading, 4-3. The Orioles ultimately won the contest, 4-3.

This is Mark Ripperger (90)'s fourth ejection of 2015.
Mark Ripperger now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (-2 Previous + 2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable = 0).
Crew Chief Brian O'Nora now has -3 points in Crew Division (-4 Previous + 1 Irrecusable Call = -3).

This is the 208th ejection of the 2015 MLB Regular Season.
This is the 93rd player ejection of 2015. Prior to ejection, Papelbon's line was 0.2 IP, 0 ER, HBP.
This is the Nationals' 8th ejection of 2015, 1st in the NL East (WAS 8; NYM, PHI 5; ATL, MIA 4).
This is Jonathan Papelbon's first ejection since September 14, 2014 (Joe West; QOC = U [Lewd Gesture]).
This is Mark Ripperger's first ejection since June 10, 2015 (Paul Molitor; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Baltimore Orioles vs. Washington Nationals, 9/23/15
Video: Paps throws a 93-mph heater up and in to Machado, causing both dugouts to briefly empty (WAS)


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