Monday, May 18, 2015

MLB Ejection 048: Hunter Wendelstedt (1; Nick Hundley)

1B Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt ejected Rockies C Nick Hundley for arguing a strike two (check swing) call in the bottom of the 8th inning of the Phillies-Rockies game. With two out and two on, Hundley attempted to check his swing on a 2-1 slider from Phillies pitcher Luis Garcia. Play was reviewed and affirmed (check swing), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Phillies were leading, 4-2. The Phillies ultimately won the contest, 4-3.

This is Hunter Wendelstedt (21)'s first ejection of 2015.
Hunter Wendelstedt now has 5 point in the UEFL Standings (1 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct = 5).
Crew Chief Jerry Layne now has 7 points in Crew Division (6 Previous + 1 Call = 7).

This is the 48th ejection of the 2015 MLB Regular Season.
This is the 22nd player ejection of 2015. Prior to ejection, Hundley was 0-4 in the contest (4 LOB).
This is the Rockies' 3rd ejection of 2015, 2nd in the NL West (SD 4; COL 3; LAD 2; SF 1; ARI 0).
This is Nick Hundley's first ejection since May 25, 2009 (Eric Cooper; QOC = Y [Safe/Out]).
This is Hunter Wendelstedt's first ejection since Sept 6, 2014 (Scott Fletcher; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies, 5/18/15
Video: Upset with a swinging strike from earlier in the at-bat, Hundley is tossed after flying out (COL)


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