This is notable because in the 5th inning with two outs Carl Crawford got ejected for arguing a called strike on Lester’s curveball. This wasn’t on strike 3, it was on the first pitch of the at bat. I’ve highlighted the pitch in question. As you can see, Crawford had a point. The pitch was in the opposite batter’s box when it crossed home plate.
Go check out sabometrics.com for the full story. It still is not the reason the Rays lost last night though – more on that later.