Brewers Finally Get First Ejection, The Last Team In MLB To Do So – Below the Box Score, Week of 8/15

We have finally reached the point in the season in which every MLB team has had at least one player ejected. On Friday, Brewers’ manager Craig Counsell was ejected for arguing balls and strikes in Milwaukee’s game against the Reds. The Brewers were the last pillar to fall, with all 29 other MLB teams having …

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No AL Ejections This Week, Warmest Temps of the Year: Below the Box Score, Week of 7/25

  The dog days of summer are upon us this week, as both the Cardinals and Nationals hosted games on Sunday in a balmy 96 degrees. While temperatures may have risen, tempers certainly have not, as we had the fewest ejections in a week since May.  With four ejections — all in the National League! — the …

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First Half In Review Plus A Short Week, A Look at Below the Box Score’s First Half of the MLB Season

With the All-Star Game behind us, and each team having played only one series this week, there’s not a whole lot to report in Below the Box Score this week, since everything notable was achieved by two teams this week. So first, we’ll just do a quick overview of the first half of the season: …

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One Hundredth Ejection of the Year! – Below the Box Score, Week of 7/11

The All-Star break is upon us, and with it the informal halfway point of the MLB season. When play resumes, we’ll quickly come upon the trade deadline, the 40-man roster expansion, and in no time at all, playoff baseball. But before that, let’s take a look at the bottom of the box score from last …

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Fourteen Ejected As Tempers Flare, A Six Hour Epic Settled by Position Player Pitching – BtBS, Week of 7/4

Finally! Ejections, and plenty of them. With 14 last week, the second highest number of ejections in a week this season, the umpires league-wide kept themselves busy. The high for the week belonged to both the Blue Jays, who have an astonishing 14 ejections on the season thus far, and the Pirates, who have the …

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Rockies Giving Fans Value For The Money, Rangers Pack The House – Below the Box Score, Week of 6/27

If you had places to be this week, hopefully you were not a fan of Colorado baseball. In all seven games this week, the Rockies averaged a 3:40 length of game. The twist? Not one single extra inning game. With 102 runs over seven games, nobody got home from a Rockies game in shorter than 3:17 this …

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Umpire Gets Ejected By Player, Giants Might As Well Play In Refrigerator: Below the Box Score, Week of 6/20

If you’re a fan of attending the ballgame with a nice summer’s breeze, and view going to a baseball game as an opportunity to sit outside in the nice weather, it’s safe to say you probably don’t attend San Francisco Giants games.  At least through June.  The Giants hosted a miserable (weather-wise) three game series this …

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Speedy Baseball For All; No Need For Ice Cream In San Francisco. Below the Box Score: Week of 6/13

Only five ejections this week, following last week’s three, seems to indicate that cooler heads have mostly been prevailing. The exception perhaps being Yordano Ventura and Manny Machado going at it and earning nine and four game suspensions respectively. Let’s enjoy it once more, shall we? Your browser does not support iframes. With that, it …

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Dodgers Draw 5000 More in Lowest Attended Game Than A’s Entire Series: Below the Box Score, Week of 6/6

The story this week is the Dodgers, who have drawn impressive numbers in a city known for it’s fan fickleness. In fact, as the headline mentions, the Dodgers drew a minimum of 46,366 this week. Meanwhile, up I-5, the Oakland A’s drew 41,361 fans… in three games. In fact, the Cardinals also outdrew the A’s …

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NL Catching Up On Ejections, Cleveland Starts Watching Baseball: Below the Box Score, Week of 5/30

  The National League has decided they want to compete in ejections, going 7-1 this week relative to their American League counterparts. The highlight probably being Noah Syndergaard’s ejection after throwing behind Chase Utley, continuing a string of bad blood between the Mets and the Dodgers stemming from Utley’s slide in last year’s NLDS Game …

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AL Dominates Ejections Race While Cleveland Still Can’t Get People To Show Up: Below the Box Score, Week of 5/23

Cooler heads have prevailed this week, as only nine ejections were recorded to last week’s 17.  Interestingly, the AL continues to dominate, having almost twice as many ejections as the NL, with a score of 37-19. This week the Blue Jays once again took center (or rather, centre) stage with three ejections in three separate incidents, …

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Below the Box Score: The Ejections Keep on Coming!

The ejections continue at nearly an exponential pace with SEVENTEEN ejections this week, seven of which were the result of the now-famous Odor Punch™ & ensuing brawl that took place on Sunday.  The American League continues to absolutely dominate the National League, with 29 ejections on the season to the Senior Circuit’s 18. In completely …

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