Wednesday, April 16, 2014

MLB Ejection 009: Fieldin Culbreth (1; Chris Bosio)

HP Umpire Fieldin Culbreth ejected Cubs Pitching Coach Chris Bosio for arguing a ball three call in the bottom of the 7th inning of the Cubs-Yankees game. With one out and two on, Yankees batter Jacoby Ellsbury took a 2-2 fastball from Cubs pitcher Zac Rosscup for a called third ball. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and below the hollow of the knee (px -.342, pz 1.556 / sz_bot 1.580), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Yankees were leading, 2-0. The Yankees ultimately won the contest, 2-0.

This is Fieldin Culbreth (42)'s first ejection of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
Fieldin Culbreth now has 4 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 4).
Crew Chief Fieldin Culbreth now has 2 points in the UEFL's Crew Division (6 Prev + 1 Correct = 7).

This is the 9th ejection of the 2014 MLB Regular Season.
This is the Cubs' 2nd ejection of 2014, 1st in the NL Central (CHC 2; STL 1; CIN, MIL, PIT 0).
This is Chris Bosio's first ejection since June 17, 2003 (Alfonso Marquez; QOC = U).*Also a DH EJ*
This is Fieldin Culbreth's first ejection since August 21, 2012 (Terry Collins; QOC = Y).

Wrap: Chicago Cubs vs. New York Yankees (Jackie Robinson Day Tribute), 4/16/14
Video: Cubby ejects Bosio for arguing balls and in the Cubs-Yanks nightcap (CHC)


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