This is Joe West (22)'s fifth ejection of the 2016 MLB regular season.
Joe West now has 10 points in UEFL Standings (8 Previous + 2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable Call = 10).
Crew Chief Joe West now has 8 points in Crew Division (7 Previous + 1 Irrecusable Call = 8).
*Rule 5.10(l): "Any attempt to evade or circumvent [the maximum of one mound visit per batter] rule by the manager or coach going to the catcher or an infielder and then that player going to the mound to confer with the pitcher shall constitute a trip to the mound."
This is the 159th ejection report of the 2016 regular season.
This is the 64th Manager ejection of 2016.
This is Chicago's 4th ejection of 2016, 3rd in the NL Central (PIT 13; CIN 6; CHC 4; MIL 3; STL 1).
This is Joe Maddon's 3rd ejection of 2016, 1st since July 5 (Jerry Meals; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Joe West's first ejection since September 4, 2016 (Terry Francona; QOC = Y-C [Check Swing]).
Wrap: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 9/12/16 | Video available via "read more."
Alternate Link: West takes issue with Chicago's attempt to buy time for Chapman after a HR (CHC)