Tuesday, June 7, 2016

MLB Ejections 068|069 - Culbreth (1|2; Ventura, Machado)

2B Umpire Fieldin Culbreth ejected Royals P Yordano Ventura for throwing at Orioles 3B Manny Machado and Machado for charging the mound (fighting) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the Royals-Orioles game. With one out and none on, batter Machado took a 0-0 fastball for a hit-by-pitch. Replays indicate the 99-mph pitch was located inside and struck Machado in the backside (px -2.975, pz 3.901), and that in the 2nd inning, Ventura and Machado engaged in a verbal disagreement as Machado flew out, the call was irrecusable. At the time of the ejection, the Orioles were leading, 5-1. The Orioles ultimately won the contest, 9-1.

These are Fieldin Culbreth (25)'s first and second ejections of the 2016 MLB regular season.
Fieldin Culbreth now has 9 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Previous + 2*[2 MLB + 0 QOCU] = 9).
Crew Chief Fieldin Culbreth now has 4 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 2 Irrecusable Calls = 4).

This is the 68th, 69th ejection report of the 2016 regular season.
This is the 34th, 35th player ejection of 2016. Prior to ejection, Ventura's line was 4.1 IP, 6 ER, HBP.
Prior to ejection, Machado was 1-2 in the contest (RBI double in 1st inning).
This is Kansas City's 2nd ejection of 2016, 4th in AL Central (MIN 5; CWS 4; DET 3; KC 2; CLE 1).
This is Baltimore's 2nd ejection of 2016, 3rd in the AL East (TOR 10; BOS 4; BAL 3; NYY, TB 1).
This is Yordano Ventura's 1st ejection since April 23, 2015 (Sam Holbrook; QOC = U [Fighting]).
This is Manny Macho's 1st ejection since March 30, 2016 (Joey Amaral; QOC = U [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Fieldin Culbreth's 1st ejection since August 15, 2015 (Craig Counsell; QOC = U [Replay Review]).

Wrap: Kansas City Royals vs. Baltimore Orioles, 6/7/16 | Video available via "Read more"
Alternate Link: Ventura drills Machado, leading to a bench clearing brawl at Camden Yards (BAL)


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