Tuesday, May 24, 2016

MLB Ejections 057|8 - Vanover (1|2; Caminero, Hurdle)

HP Umpire Larry Vanover ejected Pirates P Arquimedes Caminero and Manager Clint Hurdle for throwing at Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed in the top of the 8th inning of the Diamondbacks-Pirates game. With two out and two on, Diamondbacks batter Nick Ahmed took a 1-2 splitter from Caminero for a hit-by-pitch. Replays indicate the pitch was located inside and head high (px -2.182, pz 4.382) and warnings had previously been issued and Ahmed was the third hit batsman of the game (Caminero's second), the call was irrecusable. At the time of the ejection, the Pirates were leading, 12-1. The Pirates ultimately won the contest, 12-1.

This is Larry Vanover (27)'s first, second ejection of the 2016 MLB regular season.
Larry Vanover now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Previous + 2*[2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable] = 6).
Crew Chief Larry Vanover now has 3 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 2 Irrecusable Calls = 3).

This is the 57th, 58th ejection report of the 2016 regular season.
This is the 29th player ejection of 2016. Prior to ejection, Caminero's line was 1.2 IP, 3 H, 0 ER.
This is the 24th Manager ejection of 2016.
This is Pittsburgh's 4/5th ejection of 2016, 1st in the NL Central (PIT 5; CIN 2; CHC 1; MIL, STL 0).
This is Arquimedes Caminero's first career MLB ejection.
This is Clint Hurdle's 2nd ejection of 2016, 1st since May 11 (Jeff Kellogg; QOC = U [Replay Review]).
This is Larry Vanover's first ejection since June 25, 2015 (Terry Collins; QOC = N [Out/Safe]).

Wrap: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 5/24/16 | Video available via "Read more"
Alternate Link: Caminero's pitch to Ahmed's jaw is ruled a head-hunting bean ball an ejection (ARI)
Related Video: Highlights of all three Arizona-Pittsburgh HBP events, and Vanover's warnings (-)


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