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MLB Ejection 116 - Bill Miller (1; Joe Maddon)

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HP Umpire Bill Miller ejected Cubs Manager Joe Maddon (batter-runner's lane interference; QOCY) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the Nationals-Cubs game. With none out and one on (R1), Cubs batter Willson Contreras bunted a 0-1 slider from Nationals pitcher Greg Holland on the ground to third...

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Joe seemed to think that he was in the lane at TOI. He was wrong about that.

He also seems to think that any judgment call made by Bill Miller is erroneous. He's wrong about that, too.

He needed that base runner in that situation. Maybe coach him to run in the lane? They're calling RLI these days....

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Maddon said postgame that he understands the rule (doubtful, and if so why are you out there). 

He’s every travel coach out there when it comes to rules. He doesn’t know them, and every call against his team is an awful judgment call. It’s embarrassing. 

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