HP Umpire Rob Drake ejected Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and Manager Bud Black for arguing a strike three call in the bottom of the 8th inning of the Brewers-Padres game. With none out and none on, Gonzalez took a 2-2 fastball from Brewers pitcher LaTroy Hawkins for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located belt high and on the inside corner, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Brewers were leading, 2-1. The Brewers ultimately won the contest, 2-1.
These are Rob Drake (82)'s second and third ejections of 2010.
Rob Drake now has 3 points in the Umpire Ejection Fantasy League (-2 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 6).
Rob Drake is owned as a Primary Umpire by BSBALLUMP
, who is now in 1st place in the UEFL with 6 points.
These are the 19th and 20th ejections of 2010.
This is the 11th player ejection of 2010.
This is the 9th Manager ejection of 2010.
Prior to his ejection, Gonzalez was 1-4 in the contest.
*Quality of Correctness was challenged and confirmed ("Correct" ==> "Correct"). Appeal Denied.
Video: http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=7783243Pitch f/x courtesy Brooks Baseball