Monday, March 27, 2017

Spring Ejection S-10 - Bill Miller (Robbie Ray)

HP Umpire Bill Miller ejected Diamondbacks pitcher Robbie Ray (strike three call) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the Indians-Diamondbacks game. With two out and one on, Ray took a 1-2 fastball from Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and belt high (px .785, pz 3.04), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Indians were leading, 6-2. The Indians ultimately won the contest, 6-5.

This is Bill Miller (-)'s first ejection of Spring Training, the 2017 MLB preseason.
Bill Miller now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Previous + 0 Spring Training = 0).
Crew Chief Bill Miller now has 0 points in Crew Division (0 Previous + 0 Spring Training = 0).
*This is the first pitch f/x-supported ejection of 2017. To refresh, here are the UEFL terms:
Kulpa Rule 6-2-b-1: Px value of |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
Miller Rule 6-2-b-2: Pz value of BALL < sz_bot + MOE < STRIKE < sz_top + MOE < BALL.

This is the 10th ejection report of Spring Training 2017.
This is the 7th player ejection of 2017. Prior to ejection, Ray was 0-2 (2 SO) in the contest.
This is ARI's 1st ejection of Spring Training, T-2nd in the Cactus League (CWS, LAD 2; ARI, LAA 1).
This is Robbie Ray's first career MLB ejection.
This is Bill Miller's first ejection since September 2, 2016 (Dave Magadan; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).

Wrap: Cleveland Indians vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (Cactus), 3/26/17 | Video via "Read More"


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