Philadelphia took a 4-1 lead into the ninth inning for closer Jonathan Papelbon. Papelbon proceeded to allow four runs on four hits in the inning. Fans showered Papelbon with boos as he was coming off the field to which Papelbon responded by grabbing his crotch.
Umpires caught the gesture and ejected Papelbon. Papelbon got in Joe West's face following the ejection.