Monday, July 4, 2011

Ejections: Tim Timmons (1)

HP Umpire Tim Timmons ejected Padres third basemen Chase Headley for arguing a strike two call in the top of the 9th inning of the Padres-Giants game. With one out and none on, Headley took an 0-1 fastball from Giants pitcher Guillermo Mota for a called second strike. Headley subsequently struck out swinging on the next pitch. Replays indicate the strike two pitch was located thigh high, but missed the inside corner of the plate, the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Padres were leading, 5-2. The Padres ultimately won the contest, 5-3.

This is Tim Timmons (95)'s first ejection of 2011.
Tim Timmons now has -2 points in the Umpire Ejection Fantasy League (0 Previous + 2 MLB + -4 Incorrect Call = -2)
Tim Timmons is owned as a Primary Umpire by clement30, who is now tied for 28th place in the UEFL with 2 points.
Tim Timmons is owned as a Primary Umpire by IWU_Titan, who is now tied for 36th place in the UEFL with -2 points.
Tim Timmons is owned as a Secondary Umpire by ump_24, who is now in 4th place in the UEFL with 17 points.
*This call is incorrect under the "Kulpa Rule" of pitch f/x. Pitch #2 carried a px value of 1.019, which is within the 'ball range'--1.000+--thus incorrectly ruled.

This is the 104th ejection of 2011.
This is the 45th player ejection of 2011.
Prior to his ejection, Headley was 1-4 in the contest.

Wrap: Padres at Giants Independence Day 2011
Video: N/A

Pitch f/x courtesy Brooks Baseball


tmac said...

Interesting spot to get yourself run... Up by 3 in the ninth... Tempers flair during day games no doubt about it!

I love the Padre announcers "He walked away. said something and that's ok"

Anonymous said...

where's the video?

Jeremy "jeruhmed" said...

Anonymous, unfortunately we don't have video of this ejection. At the 14 minute mark of the condensed game you can see Headley slam his bat down after making the 2nd out though. Not as to the strike call in question or the actual ejection though.

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