This is Marty Foster (60)'s first ejection of the 2016 MLB regular season.
Marty Foster now has -1 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Previous + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -1).
Crew Chief Mike Winters now has 6 points in Crew Division (6 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 6).
*Rule 5.07(a)(2): "After assuming Set Position, any natural motion associated with his delivery of the ball to the batter commits [the pitcher] to the pitch without alteration or interruption."
*Rule 6.02(a)(1): "If there is a runner, or runners, it is a balk when: The pitcher, while touching his plate, makes any motion naturally associated with his pitch and fails to make such delivery."
This is the 77th ejection report of the 2016 regular season.
This is Atlanta's 2nd ejection of 2016, 4th in the NL East (MIA, NYM, WAS 3; ATL 2; PHI 0).
This is Terry Pendleton's first ejection since March 29, 2015 (Jeff Nelson; QOC = U [Balk No-Call]).
This is Marty Foster's first ejection since July 11, 2015 (Victor Martinez; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
Wrap: Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets, 6/18/16 | Video available via "Read more"
Alternate Link: Matz' natural pitching motion is consistent with his move during the pickoff (FOX)