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After being ejected from the game for hitting Atlanta Braves' Evan Gattis with a pitch, Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Nick Masset, front, hands the ball to third base umpire Paul Emmel in the ninth inning of the Rockies' 10-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Thursday, June 12, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

After being ejected from the game for hitting Atlanta Braves' Evan Gattis with a pitch, Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Nick Masset, front, hands the ball to third base umpire Paul Emmel in the ninth inning of the Rockies' 10-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Thursday, June 12, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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