Saturday, August 6, 2016

MLB Ejection 127 - Alan Porter (3; Jose Altuve)

HP Umpire Alan Porter ejected Astros 2B Jose Altuve for arguing a called third strike in the bottom of the 7th inning of the Rangers-Astros game. With one out and none on, Altuve took a 1-2 fastball from Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located thigh high and off the outer edge of home plate (px .954, pz 2.230), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Rangers were leading, 2-1. The Rangers ultimately won the contest, 3-2.

This is Alan Porter (64)'s third ejection of the 2016 MLB regular season.
Alan Porter now has 10 points in the UEFL Standings (12 Previous + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = 10).
Crew Chief Ted Barrett now has 3 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 3).

This is the 127th ejection report of the 2016 regular season.
This is the 61st player ejection of 2016. Prior to ejection, Altuve was 0-3 (SO) in the contest.
This is Houston's 5th ejection of 2016, T-1st in the AL West (HOU, OAK 5; LAA, TEX 4; SEA 1).
This is Jose Altuve's first career MLB ejection.
This is Alan Porter's first ejection since June 8, 2016 (Matt Joyce; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros, 8/6/16 | Video available via "Read more"

Alternate Link: Altuve earns an ejection after disputing his 7th inning strikeout (HOU)


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