Saturday, August 5, 2017

MLB Ejection 123 - Chad Whitson (1; Matt Wieters)

HP Umpire Chad Whitson ejected Nationals C Matt Wieters (ball one call) in the bottom of the 6th inning of the Nationals-Cubs game. With two out and none on, Cubs batter Jason Heyward took a 0-2 sinker from Nationals pitcher Matt Grace for a called first ball. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the edge of home plate and above the midpoint (px -.972, pz 3.431 [sz_top 3.319]), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Cubs were leading, 6-3. The Cubs ultimately won the contest, 7-4.

This is Chad Whitson (62)'s first ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Chad Whitson now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 3 AAA + 2 Correct Call = 6).
Crew Chief Tom Hallion now has 13 points in Crew Division (12 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 13).

This is the 123rd ejection report of 2017.
This is the 53rd player ejection of 2017. Prior to ejection, Wieters was 2-2 in the contest.
This is Washington's 5th ejection of 2017, 2nd in the NL East (MIA 6; WAS 5; ATL 4; NYM 2; PHI 1).
This is Matt Wieters' 1st ejection since April 21, 2016 (Dan Bellino; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).
This is Chad Whitson's first career MLB ejection.

Wrap: Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs, 8/5/17 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Wise Whitson whacks Wieters' whining with windy Wrigley wasting (WAS)


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