Thursday, April 20, 2017

MLB Ejection 009 - Alan Porter (2; Paul Molitor)

HP Umpire Alan Porter ejected Twins Manager Paul Molitor (check swing strike three call) in the bottom of the 8th inning of the Indians-Twins game. With two out and one on (R1), Twins batter Jason Castro attempted to check his swing on a 1-2 slider from Indians pitcher Andrew Miller, ruled a swinging strike by Porter. Play reviewed and adjudicated by the UEFL Appeals Board, the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Indians were leading, 4-2. The Indians ultimately won the contest, 6-2.

This is Alan Porter (64)'s second ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Alan Porter now has 8 points in the UEFL Standings (4 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 8).
Crew Chief Hunter Wendelstedt now has 1 point in Crew Division (0 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 1).

This is the ninth ejection report of 2017.
This is the 7th Manager ejection of 2017.
This is Minnesota's 1st ejection of 2017, 1st in the AL Central (MIN 1; CLE, CWS, DET, KC 0).
This is Paul Molitor's first ejection since May 4, 2016 (Scott Barry; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Alan Porter's 2nd ejection of 2017, 1st since April 10 (Pete Mackanin; QOC = U [Warnings]).

Wrap: Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins, 4/20/17 | Video via "Read More"
Alternate Link: Molitor is thrown out arguing Porter's call and lack of appeal on check swing (MIN)


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