Saturday, July 14, 2018

MLB Ejection 097 - Greg Gibson (2; Brandon Belt)

3B Umpire Greg Gibson ejected Giants 1B Brandon Belt (check swing strike three call) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the Athletics-Giants game. With one out and two on (R1, R2), Belt attempted to check his swing on a 2-2 curveball from A's pitcher Yusmeiro Petit, ruled a ball by HP Umpire Vic Carapazza and a swinging third strike on appeal by 3B Umpire Gibson. Play reviewed and adjudicated by the UEFL Appeals Board (5-4-0), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Giants were leading, 3-2. The Athletics ultimately won the contest, 4-3.

This is Greg Gibson (53)'s second ejection of 2018.
Greg Gibson now has 2 points in the UEFL Standings (-2 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 2).
Crew Chief Greg Gibson now has 6 points in Crew Division (5 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 6).

This is the 97th ejection report of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the 47th player ejection of 2018. Prior to ejection, Belt was 0-3 (SO) in the contest.
This is San Francisco's 5th ejection of 2018, T-3rd in the NL West (LAD, SD 6; ARI, SF 5; COL 4).
This is Brandon Belt's first ejection since July 15, 2016 (Mike Estabrook; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Greg Gibson's 2nd ejection of 2018, 1st since June 23 (Brandon Hyde; QOC = U [USC-NEC]).

Wrap: Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants, 7/14/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Belt burns by behemoth of "¡Basta!" behests & becomes banished by base broker (SF)


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