Sunday, August 27, 2017

MLB Ejection 154 - Ron Kulpa (2; David Peralta)

HP Umpire Ron Kulpa ejected Diamondbacks RF David Peralta (strike two call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the Giants-Diamondbacks game. With none out and two on (R1, R2), Peralta took a 0-1 fastball from Giants pitcher Chris Stratton before striking out swinging on a 0-2 curveball. Replays indicate the 0-1 pitch was located off the inner edge of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px 1.051, pz 1.688 [sz_bot 1.565]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Diamondbacks were leading, 1-0. The Diamondbacks ultimately won the contest, 11-0.

This is Ron Kulpa (46)'s second ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Ron Kulpa now has -2 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -2).
Crew Chief Jerry Meals now has -1 points in Crew Division (-1 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = -1).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*This pitch was 1.6-inches, horizontally, from being deemed a correct call pursuant to 6-2-b-1.

This is the 154th ejection report of 2017.
This is the 66th player ejection of 2017. Prior to ejection, Peralta was 0-3 (SO) in the contest.
This Arizona's 5th ejection of 2017, T-2nd in the NL West (LAD 7; ARI, COL 5; SF 4; SD 3).
This is David Peralta's first career MLB ejection.
This is Ron Kulpa's 2nd ejection of 2017, 1st since April 5 (Don Mattingly; QOC = U [USC-NEC]).

Wrap: San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 8/27/17 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Kulpa kicks complaining competitor as clubbing cane clobbering consequence  (ARI)

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