Saturday, July 8, 2017

MLB Ejection 092 - Bill Miller (2; Lorenzo Cain)

HP Umpire Bill Miller ejected Royals CF Lorenzo Cain (strike three call) in the top of the 7th inning of the Royals-Dodgers game. With one out and the bases loaded, Cain took a 2-2 fastball from Dodgers pitcher Pedro Baez for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px 1.108, pz 2.903), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 3-3. The Dodgers ultimately won the contest, 5-4, in 10 innings.

This is Bill Miller (26)'s second ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Bill Miller now has -2 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -2).
Crew Chief Bill Miller now has 2 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.

This is the 92nd ejection report of 2017.
This is the 38th player ejection of 2017. Prior to ejection, Cain was 1-3 (SO) in the contest.
This is Kansas City's 4th ejection of 2017, 2nd in the AL Central (CWS 10; KC 4; DET 3; MIN 2; CLE 0).
This is Lorenzo Cain's first ejection since July 9, 2015 (Chris Segal; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Bill Miller's 2nd ejection of 2017, 1st since June 24 (John Farrell; QOC = N [Balk]).

Wrap: Kansas City Royals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers of LA, 7/8/17 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Barnes' bluff buys Bill's benefit; Lorenzo loses location litigation (FOX)


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