1B Umpire Jerry Crawford ejected Diamondbacks Manager A.J. Hinch for arguing an out call in the top of the 8th inning of the Diamondbacks-Nationals game. With none out and none on, Diamondbacks left fielder Trent Oeltjen hit a 2-1 fastball from Nationals pitcher Ron Villone to short. The throw to first arrived as Oeltjen ran through first base. Replays indicate the catch at first base was made after Oeltjen's foot touched the base, the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Nationals were leading, 7-5. The Nationals ultimately won the contest, 7-6.
This is Jerry Crawford (2)'s third ejection of 2009.
This is the 110th ejection of 2009.
This is the 59th Manager ejection of 2009.