Tuesday, May 9, 2017

MLB Ejections 029-30 - Andy Fletcher (2-3; MIA x2)

HP Umpire Andy Fletcher ejected Marlins CF Christian Yelich and Manager Don Mattingly (strike three call) in the bottom of the 1st inning of the Cardinals-Marlins game. With one out and none on, Yelich took a 2-2 curveball from Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and waist-high (px -.99, pz 3.14), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Cardinals ultimately won the contest, 6-5.

This is Andy Fletcher (49)'s second, third ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Andy Fletcher now has -2 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Previous + 2*[2 MLB - 4 Incorrect] = -2).
Crew Chief Joe West now has 7 points in Crew Division (7 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 7).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.

This is the 29th, 30th ejection report of 2017.
This is the 11th player ejection of 2017. Prior to ejection, Yelich was 0-1 (SO) in the contest.
This is the 18th Manager ejection of 2017.
This is Miami's 3rd/4th ejection of 2017, 1st in the NL East (MIA 4; PHI 1; ATL, NYM, WAS 0).
This is Christian Yelich's first career MLB ejection.
This is Don Mattingly's 3rd ejection of 2017, 1st since May 8 (H Wendelstedt; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Andy Fletcher's 2/3rd ejection of 2017, 1st since April 23 (Matt Barnes; QOC = U [Throwing At]).

Wrap: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Miami Marlins, 5/9/17 | Video via "Read More"

Alternate Link: Yelich disputes a strikeout; he and Mattingly tossed after prolonged argument (MIA)


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