Monday, April 26, 2021

MLB Ejection 019 - Sean Barber (1; Bob Melvin)

HP Umpire Sean Barber ejected A's Manager Bob Melvin (Replay Review decision that upheld an out call; QOCN) in the top of the 7th inning of the #Athletics-#Rays game. With two out and one on (R1), A's batter Tony Kemp hit a fly ball to shallow left field, retrieved on a bounce by Rays shortstop Willy Adames, who threw to catcher Mike Zunino as A's baserunner R1 Elvis Andrus slid into home plate, ruled out by HP Umpire Barber. Upon Replay Review as the result of a Manager's Challenge by Melvin, Barber's call was upheld (call stands). Replays indicate Andrus' hand appeared to touch home plate prior to Zunino's tag, the call was incorrect. Play was reviewed and affirmed by the UEFL Appeals Board (7-0), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Athletics were leading 2-1. The Athletics ultimately won the contest, 2-1.

This is Sean Barber (29)'s first ejection of 2021.
Sean Barber now has -1 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2 AAA - 4 Incorrect Call = -1).
Crew Chief Brian Gorman now has 0 points in Crew Division (0 Previous + 0 Incorrect = 0).

This is the 19th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 12th manager ejection of 2021.
This is Oakland's 1st ejection of 2021, T-1st in the AL West (LAA, OAK, SEA 1; HOU, TEX 0).
This is Bob Melvin's 1st ejection since June 12, 2019 (Sean Barber; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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