HP Umpire Jim Reynolds ejected Red Sox Manager Terry Francona for arguing a non-balk call in the top of the 4th inning of the Red Sox-A's game. With no outs and one on, A's pitcher Brett Anderson picked off Red Sox base runner Dustin Pedroia. Anderson to first basemen Daric Barton to shortstop Cliff Pennington. Replays indicate Anderson appeared to have made a movement associated with his natural pitching motion, followed by a throw to first base, the call was incorrect. At the time of the Francona ejection, the A's were leading, 1-0. The A's ultimately won the contest, 5-0.
This is Jim Reynolds (77)'s first ejection of 2011.
Jim Reynolds now has -2 points in the Umpire Ejection Fantasy League (0 Previous + 2 MLB + -4 Incorrect Call = -2).
Jim Reynolds is owned as a Secondary Umpire by Bino
, who is now in 37th place in the UEFL with -5 points.
This the 10th ejection of 2011.
This is the 6th Manager ejection of 2011.