Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Top 20 Ejections of 2017 - UEFL Year in Review

As the year draws to a close, we revisit the 2017 season with a UEFL Year in Review. With assistance from voting data gathered during the 2017 year-end Awards Nominations, these are the Top 20 Ejections from the 2017 baseball year (pre-season, regular season, and postseason).

*Quality of Correctness is provided in the following format:
Y = Correct, N = Incorrect, U = Irrecusable.

Umpire Ejection Fantasy League Year in Review: The UEFL's Top 20 Ejections of 2017
Note: Click each ejection number and umpire name to view the report and video from the season.
20E-090: John Libka (1); Astros 1B Marwin Gonzalez (Strike Two Call; QOC = Y).
19: E-151: Laz Diaz (2); Astros Bench Coach Alex Cora (Legal Baseball Inspection; QOC = U).
18E-006: CB Bucknor (1); Mariners Manager Scott Servais (Fair/Out Call; QOC = Y).
17E-117: Phil Cuzzi (6); Twins DH Miguel Sano (Strike Three Call; QOC = N).
16: E-056: Ted Barrett (1); Braves Manager Brian Snitker (Balk Call; QOC = Y).
15E-058|9: Marty Foster (1-2); Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez, C Yasmani Grandal (Strikes; QOCN).
14: E-089: Doug Eddings (1); Angels 3B Yunel Escobar (Strike Two Call; QOC = Y).
13: P-1: Mark Wegner (1); Red Sox Manager John Farrell (Strike Three Call; QOC = Y).
12: E-178: Ryan Additon (1); Marlins Manager Don Mattingly (Denied BOO Appeal; QOC = Y).
11: E-027: Vic Carapazza (1); Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons (Obstruction A Call; QOC = Y).
10E-038-40: Carlos Torres (1-3); Marlins and Dodgers (Throwing At and Fighting; QOC = U).
#9P-2: Mike Winters (2); Cubs Manager Joe Maddon (Replay/Overturned HP violation; QOC = Y).
#8: WBC-6: Will Little (1); Dominican Republic Mgr Tony Pena Sr (Strike One Call; QOC = U).
#7E-107: Chris Segal (2); Nationals RF Bryce Harper (Strike One Call; QOC = Y).
#6: E-087-8: Greg Gibson (2-3); Dodgers Mgr Dave Roberts, Padres Mgr Andy Green (Fighting; QOCU).
#5E-097: Tom Hallion (1)White Sox Manager Rick Renteria (Wild Pickoff Base Award; QOC = Y).
#4S-7: Angel Hernandez (1); Mets SS Asdrubal Cabrera (USC-NEC [Time Not Granted]; QOC = U).
#3E-021: Stu Scheurwater (1); Orioles Manager Buck Showalter (Balk Call; QOC = Y).
#2WBC-2-4: Tripp Gibson (1-3)Team Columbia x3 (Out/HP block violation no-call; QOC = Y).
HONORABLE MENTION: Dan Bellino removes fan for tipping pitches (unofficial ejection).
#1: E-109: Gerry Davis (1); Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre (USC-NEC [Moving On-Deck Circle]; QOC = U).

Links to previous years' Top Ejections countdowns: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012.