Saturday, February 25, 2017

Spring Training Ejection - Hunter Wendelstedt (Frias)

HP Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt ejected Astros P Edison Frias for throwing at Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera in the bottom of the 3rd inning of the Astros-Tigers game. With none out and none on, Frias walked Tigers batter Juan Perez on four pitches, before surrendering three consecutive home runs to Andrew Romine, Ian Kinsler, and Victor Martinez. Cabrera, who followed Martinez in the batting order, subsequently took a 0-0 fastball for a hit-by-pitch, the call was irrecusable. At the time of the ejection, the Tigers were leading, 4-0.

This is Hunter Wendelstedt (21)'s first ejection of Spring Training, the 2017 MLB preseason.
Hunter Wendelstedt now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Previous + 0 Spring Training = 0).
Crew Chief Wendelstedt now has 0 points in Crew Division (0 Previous + 0 Spring Training = 0).

This is the first ejection report of Spring Training 2017, and earliest on record (2nd day of Spring).
This is the 1st player ejection of 2017. Prior to ejection, Frias' line was 0.0 IP, BB, 4 ER, 3 HR.
This is Houston's 1st ejection of Spring Training, 1st in the Grapefruit League (HOU 1; Others 0).
This is Edison Frias' first career MLB ejection.
This is Hunter Wendelstedt's first ejection since June 28, 2016 (Jeff Francoeur; QOC = Y [Replay]).

Wrap: Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers (Grapefruit Lg), 2/25/17 | Video N/A (Game not televised)


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