Thursday, July 9, 2015

MLB Ejection 121: Chris Segal (1; Lorenzo Cain)

HP Umpire Chris Segal ejected Royals CF Lorenzo Cain for arguing a strike two call in the bottom of the 7th inning of the Rays-Royals game. With one out and none on, Cain took a 2-1 splitter from Rays pitcher Steve Geltz for a called second strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner edge home plate and thigh high (px -.745, pz 2.437), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Royals were leading, 7-3. The Royals ultimately won the contest, 8-3.

This is Chris Segal (96)'s first ejection of 2015.
Chris Segal now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Previous + 3 AAA + 2 Correct = 6).
Crew Chief Tim Welke now has 7 points in Crew Division (6 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 7).

This is the 121st ejection of the 2015 MLB Regular Season.
This is the 57th player ejection of 2015. Prior to ejection, Cain was 1-3 in the contest (SO).
This is the Royals' 10th ejection of 2015, 1st in the AL Central (KC 10; CWS 5; CLE 4; DET 3; MIN 2).
This is Lorenzo Cain's 2nd ejection of 2015, 1st since April 23 (Sam Holbrook; QOC = U [Fighting]).
This is Chris Segal's first ejection since August 18, 2014 (Ron Gardenhire; QOC = N [HBP/Foul]).

Wrap: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Kansas City Royals, 7/9/15
Video: After flying out in the 7th, Cain is ejected between innings arguing the earlier strike call (KC)


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