May 20th, 2010

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Ejections: Andy Fletcher (3)

2B Umpire Andy Fletcher ejected Mariners Manager Don Wakamatsu for arguing an out call to end the bottom of the 8th inning of the Blue Jays-Mariners game. With two out and one on, Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki attempted to steal second base on a 0-0 fastball from Blue Jays pitcher Shawn Camp to Mariners designated hitter Mike Sweeney. Replays indicate Blue Jays second baseman Aaron Hill applied the tag on Ichiro's left shin prior to his right foot contacting second base, the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Blue Jays were leading, 3-1. The Mariners ultimately won the contest, 4-3.

This is Andy Fletcher (49)'s third ejection of 2010.
Andy Fletcher now has 12 points in the Umpire Ejection Fantasy League (8 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 12).

This is the 39th ejection of 2010.
This is the 20th Manager ejection of 2010.

Wrap: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2010_05_20_tormlb_seamlb_1

Video: http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=8190965
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Ejections: Mark Wegner (1)

HP Umpire Mark Wegner ejected Giants Manager Bruce Bochy for arguing a strike call in the top of the 9th inning of the Giants-Diamondbacks game. With two out and one on, Giants shortstop Juan Uribe took a 0-0 slider from Diamondbacks pitcher Chad Qualls for a called first strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located at the hollow of the knee and over the outer half of home plate, the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Diamondbacks were leading, 8-7. The Diamondbacks ultimately won the contest, 8-7.

This is Mark Wegner (47)'s first ejection of 2010.
Mark Wegner now has 4 points in the Umpire Ejection Fantasy League (0 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 4).
Mark Wegner is owned as a Primary Umpire by SPBallsandstrikes, who is now in 1st place in the UEFL with 10 points.
Mark Wegner is owned as a Secondary Umpire by cyclone14, who is now tied for 3rd place in the UEFL with 3 points.

This is the 40th ejection of 2010.
This is the 21st Manager ejection of 2010.

Wrap: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2010_05_20_sfnmlb_arimlb_1

Video: http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=8208717

Pitch f/x data courtesy Brooks Baseball