Saturday, May 27, 2017

MLB Ejections 052-053 - Bill Welke (4-5 - Hosmer, Yost)

HP Umpire Bill Welke ejected Royals 1B Eric Hosmer & Manager Ned Yost (check swing call by 3B Umpire David Rackley) in the top of the 1st inning of the Royals-Indians game. With none out and two on (R1, R2), Hosmer attempted to check his swing on a 1-2 slider from Twins pitcher Danny Salazar. Play was reviewed and affirmed by the UEFL Appeals Board (9-0-0), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Royals ultimately won the contest, 5-2.

This is Bill Welke (3)'s fourth, fifth ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Bill Welke now has 7 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Previous + 2*[2 MLB + 1 Call-Crewmate] = 7).
Crew Chief Alfonso Marquez now has 5 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 2 Correct Call = 5).

This is the 52nd, 53rd ejection report of 2017.
This is the 19th player ejection of 2017. Prior to ejection, Hosmer was 0-1 (SO) in the contest.
This is the 29th Manager ejection of 2017.
This is Kansas City's 1/2nd ejection of 2017, T-1st in the AL Central (CWS, KC, MIN 2; DET 1; CLE 0).
This is Eric Hosmer's first ejection since May 4, 2016 (CB Bucknor; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Ned Yost's first ejection since September 19, 2016 (Toby Basner; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Bill Welke's 4th ejection of 2017, 1st since May 9 (Kevin Cash; QOC = Y [Balk]).

Wrap: Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians, 5/27/17 | Videos via "Read More"
Alternate Link: After Rackley rings up Hosmer, Welke ejects the Royals' first baseman, Manager (KC)


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