Wednesday, April 19, 2017

MLB Ejection 008 - Larry Vanover (1; Kevin Cash)

HP Umpire Larry Vanover ejected Rays Manager Kevin Cash (check swing strike three call) in the bottom of the 9th inning of the Tigers-Rays game. With none out and the bases loaded, Rays batter Steven Souza Jr. attempted to check his swing on a 3-2 fastball from Tigers pitcher Francisco Rodriguez, ruled a swinging strike by Vanover. Play reviewed and adjudicated by the UEFL Appeals Board (9-0-0), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Tigers were leading, 7-6. The Rays ultimately won the contest, 8-7.

This is Larry Vanover (27)'s first ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Larry Vanover now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (-1 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 3).
Crew Chief Larry Vanover now has 3 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 3).

This is the eighth ejection report of 2017.
This is the 6th Manager ejection of 2017.
This is Tampa Bay's 2nd ejection of 2017, 1st in the AL East (TB 2; BAL, BOS, NYY, TOR 0).
This is Kevin Cash's first ejection since April 29, 2016 (Mark Ripperger; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Larry Vanover's first ejection since June 30, 2016 (Tyler Flowers; QOC = U [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 4/19/17 | Video via "Read More"
Alternate Link: Vanover rings up Souza on payoff pitch check swing; Cash tossed (TB)


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