We are hovering near the 200-mark for ejections this season, and at 1,559 for Replay Reviews. June brought with it an increase in ejections for arguing the result of a Replay Review decision, which had taken a back seat to Fighting thus far in 2016. On a related note, the Blue Jays continued to lead baseball in ejections, but ranked dead last in Replay Review success.
>> 93 Total Regular Season Ejections through June 30, 2016 (on pace for 199 ejections this season).
>> Umpires were 67.1% accurate on calls associated with ejection.
>> The Blue Jays were ejected more often than any other team (a trend which continues in July).
>> Manager John Gibbons of the Toronto Blue Jays led all managers in ejections.
>> Players Yunel Escobar of the LA Angels and Josh Donaldson of the Jays led all players in ejections.
>> Umpire Dale Scott led all umpires in ejections.
>> Chief Dale Scott's crew led all umpire crews in ejections.
>> Most ejections occurred in the 8th inning; Ejections from 7th and on comprised 48% of all tosses.
>> Most ejections occurred on Sundays. Weekend series (Fri-Sun) featured 52% of all heave-ho's.
>> The most common reason for ejection was Balls/Strikes, followed by Throwing At.
Summary, Replay Reviews.
>> 730 Total Replay Reviews, of which calls were affirmed 52% of the time (48% overturned).
>> The Boston Red Sox used replay more than any other team, but were fairly inaccurate.
>> The Indians/Giants were the League's most successful teams in review.
>> The Oakland Athletics experienced fewer reviews than any other team.
>> Umpires Gerry Davis and Chris Conroy had 15 calls reviewed each, more than any other umpire.
>> Jeff Nelson's crew led all of baseball in replay activity by a significant margin.
>> Umpire David Rackley led the league in accuracy with all of his calls affirmed by replay.
>> Umpire Fieldin Culbreth experienced the highest rate of his calls being overturned by replay.
>> Most reviews occurred in the 7th inning. Reviews from 7th and on comprised 43% of all reviews.
>> Most reviews occurred on Sundays; Calls were most often overturned in daytime conditions.
>> The most common reason for review was Out/Safe, followed by Pulled Foot and HBP/No HBP.
For detailed sabermetric analysis of MLB umpire ejections and instant replay review outcomes, follow the "read more" link below.
Total Games Played Through June 30, 2016: 1138 of 2430 (46.9% of the season schedule).
Umpire Ejection Sabermetrics
Ejections: 93. At this pace (93 E / 1138 G), there will be 199 Ejections at regular season's end.
"Team most active" (Team with most Ejections): TOR 11; PIT 9; CWS 6; ATL, CIN 5.
"Team least active" (Team with least Ejections): CLE, NYY, SEA, STL 1; ARI, BAL, CHC, COL 2.
"Manager ejections leader" (Most Ejections): John Gibbons 5; Robin Ventura, Clint Hurdle 3.
"Player ejections leader" (Player ejection leader): Yunel Escobar, Josh Donaldson 2.
"Umpire leader" (Umpire with most Ejections): Dale Scott 6; Jeff Kellogg 4; (4 Tied) 3.
"Crew most active" (Crew Chief whose crew has most Ejections): Scott 13; Hallion, Kellogg, Miller 6.
"Most accurate umpire" (Umpire with greatest QOC): (14 Tied) - QOCY 1.000 (2/2).
"Overall QOC percentage" (Overall QOC Y value): .671 (49 Y / 24 N) + 20 Irrecusable = 93 Total.
"Team Status Pre-Ejection" (Winning-Losing-Tied [W-L-T] Record prior to Ejection): 20-58-15.
"Team Status Post-Ejection" (Game Record [W-L]): 33-60. (Delta: 13-2; WPCT: .867).
By Inning: 8 (18), 5 (13), 3/6//7/9 (12), 4 (9), Extras (3), 1/2 (1).
By Reason: Balls/Strikes (50), Throwing At (11), Check Swing (7), Replay Review (6), Fighting (5).
By Day of Week: Sunday (20), Wed/Sat (15), Tuesday (14), Friday (13), Monday (10), Thurs (6).
Umpire Instant Replay Review Sabermetrics
Replay Reviews & Decisions Rendered: 730, .516 RAP (377/730). On pace for 1559 Replays.
"Team Most Used" (Made use of Replay Review most often): BOS 34; STL 33; SD, TOR, WAS 32.
"Team Least Used" (Least use of Replay): OAK 14; MIN, NYY 15; NYM, SEA 17; CWS 18.
"Most successful team in review" (Team with highest TSP): Indians/Giants - .592 (16/27).
"Least successful team in review" (Team with lowest TSP): Blue Jays/Nationals - .344 (11/32).
"Umpire most questioned" (Most Replay Reviews): Gerry Davis, Chris Conroy 15.
"Crew most questioned" (Crew Chief whose crew has most Reviews): Nelson 51; Everitt 42.
"Most accurate umpire" (Umpire with greatest RAP): David Rackley - 1.000 in 8/8
"Ump of greatest overturn" (Umpire with lowest RAP): Fieldin Culbreth - .000 in 0/5.
Actual data (Raw Data for Replay Reviews):
- By Inning: 7 (106), 8 (104), 6 (80), 9 (79), 5 (74), 3 (71), 1/4 (69), 2 (51), Extras (27).
- By Reason: Out/Safe (488), Out/Pulled Foot (46), HBP/No HBP (24), HR/In Play (19).
- By Day of Week: Sun (129), Tues (121), Sat (114), Wed (109), Fri (96), Mon (94), Thurs (67).