Monday, April 24, 2017

MLB Ejection 018 - Alfonso Marquez (1; Jeff Banister)

HP Umpire Alfonso Marquez ejected Rangers Manager Jeff Banister (strike three call) in the bottom of the 9th inning of the Twins-Rangers game. With one out and none on, Rangers batter Elvis Andrus took a 2-2 sinker from Twins pitcher Brandon Kintzler for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located thigh high and off the outer edge of home plate (px .952, pz 1.979 [sz_bot 1.535]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Twins were leading, 3-2. The Twins ultimately won the contest, 3-2.

This is Alfonso Marquez (72)'s first ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Alfonso Marquez now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (5 Previous + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect = 3).
Crew Chief Alfonso Marquez now has 4 points in Crew Division (4 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 4).
*Refer to UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule) for full ranges; px > .914 are in "always a ball" category.

This is the 18th ejection report of 2017.
This is the 11th Manager ejection of 2017.
This is Texas' 2nd ejection of 2017, 1st in the AL West (TEX 2; SEA 1; HOU, LAA, OAK 0).
This is Jeff Banister's 2nd ejection of 2017, 1st since April 19 (Bill Welke; QOC = N [Fair/Foul]).
This is Alfonso Marquez's 1st ejection since September 22, 2016 (Walt Weiss; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Minnesota Twins vs. Texas Rangers, 4/24/17 | Video via "Read More"


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