Monday, May 8, 2017

MLB Ejection 028 - H Wendelstedt (1; Don Mattingly)

HP Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt ejected Marlins Manager Don Mattingly (strike three call) in the bottom of the 2nd inning of the Cardinals-Marlins game. With two out and none on, Marlins batter Derek Dietrich took a 1-2 fastball from Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and thigh high (px -.955, pz 2.526), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Cardinals were leading, 3-0. The Cardinals ultimately won the contest, 9-4.

This is Hunter Wendelstedt (21)'s first ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Hunter Wendelstedt now has -2 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Previous + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect = -2).
Crew Chief Joe West now has 6 points in Crew Division (6 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 6).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.

This is the 28th ejection report of 2017.
This is the 17th Manager ejection of 2017.
This is Miami's 2nd ejection of 2017, 1st in the NL East (MIA 2; PHI 1; ATL, NYM, WAS 0).
This is Don Mattingly's 2nd ejection of 2017, 1st since April 5 (Ron Kulpa; QOC = U [USC-NEC]).
This is Hunter Wendelstedt's 1st ejection since February 25, 2017 (Edison Frias; QOC = U [Throwing At]).

Wrap: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Miami Marlins, 5/8/17 | Video via "Read More"

Alternate Link: After outside corner strikeout call ends the frame, Mattingly gets chucked (MIA)


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