Friday, July 27, 2018

MLB Ejections 106-107 - Fieldin Culbreth (1-2; CWS x2)

3B Umpire Fieldin Culbreth ejected White Sox Pitching Coach Don Cooper and Manager Rick Renteria (checks swing ball four call) in the top of the 1st inning of the Blue Jays-White Sox game. With none out and one on, Blue Jays batter Kendrys Morales attempted to check his swing on a 3-2 fastball from White Sox pitcher Reynaldo Lopez, ruled a ball and no swing by HP Umpire CB Bucknor and affirmed on appeal as no swing by 3B Umpire Culbreth (the pitch was properly officiated location-wise as a ball; pz 1.194 [sz_bot 1.565]). Play was adjudicated and reversed by the UEFL Appeals Board, the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Blue Jays were leading, 2-0. The Blue Jays ultimately won the contest, 10-5.

These are Fieldin Culbreth (25)'s 1st and 2nd ejections of 2018.
Fieldin Culbreth now has -4 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB + 2*[-4 Incorrect] = -4).
Crew Chief Fieldin Culbreth now has 2 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 2*[0 Incorrect Call] = 2).

This is the 106th and 107th ejection report of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the 44th Manager ejection of 2018.
This is Chicago-AL's 5/6th ejection of 2018, 1st in the AL Central (CWS 6; KC 4; DET, MIN 3; CLE 1).
This is Don Cooper's first ejection since May 16, 2017 (Tripp Gibson; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Rick Renteria's 4th ejection of 2018, 1st since July 14 (Adam Hamari; QOC = Y-C [Check Swing]).
This is Fieldin Culbreth's first ejection since June 29, 2017 (Bryan Price; QOC = Y [Replay Review]).

Wrap: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Chicago White Sox, 7/27/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Culbreth chucks Cooper & clubhouse commander as Cubby confirms CB's call (CWS)


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