April 12th, 2011

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Ejections: Bob Davidson (1)

HP Umpire Bob Davidson ejected Diamondbacks Manager Kirk Gibson for arguing a swing call in the bottom of the 3rd inning of the Cardinals-Diamondbacks game. With none out and two on, Diamondbacks batter Miguel Montero attempted to check his swing on a 0-0 curveball from Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter. Replays indicate Montero did not appear to have attempted to strike the pitch, the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Diamondbacks were leading, 5-3. The Diamondbacks ultimately won the contest, 13-8.

This is Bob Davidson (6)'s first ejection of 2011.
Bob Davidson now has -2 points in the Umpire Ejection Fantasy League (0 Previous + 2 MLB + -4 Incorrect Call) = -2.
Bob Davidson is owned as a Primary Umpire by BGMTOM, who is now tied for 34th place in the UEFL with -2 points.
Bob Davidson is owned as a Primary Umpire by Bino, who is now tied for 34th place in the UEFL with -2 points.
Bob Davidson is owned as a Secondary Umpire by BrooklynUmp, who is now tied for 36th place in the UEFL with -3 points.
*Quality of Correctness was challenged and denied ("Incorrect" ==> "Incorrect").

This is the 6th ejection of 2011.
This is the 3rd Manager ejection of 2011.
This is Kirk Gibson's first career ejection as a Manager.

Wrap: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2011_04_12_slnmlb_arimlb_1

Video #1: http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=13735415

Video #2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcLhaZRkx44

Video #3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BKQufGhGBU

Video #4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbUFgMEtM9s