This is Todd Tichenor (13)'s third ejection of the 2016 MLB regular season.
Todd Tichenor now has 4 points in the UEFL Standings (6 Previous + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = 4).
Crew Chief Bill Miller now has 3 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 3).
*Wendelstedt: "The determination is not whether the throw is true, but whether it could still reasonably retire the runner." Also, regarding RLI Rule 5.09(a)(11), the following terminology is used (green = compliant):
*RLI Terms: Inside = To the left/in fair territory; Outside = To the right/foul; Within = Between the lane lines.
This is the 140th ejection report of the 2016 regular season.
This is Minnesota's 6th ejection, T-2nd in the AL Central (CWS 7; DET, MIN 6; CLE, KC 5).
This is Dale Sveum's 2nd ejection of 2016, 1st since June 10 (Chris Guccione; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).
This is Todd Tichenor's first ejection since April 27, 2016 (Don Mattingly; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
Wrap: Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals, 8/18/16 | Video available via "Read more"
Alternate Link: Ned Yost and Rusty Kuntz argue the RLI call, but it is Sveum who gets tossed (KC)