Sunday, September 3, 2017

MLB Ejection 158 - Mike Estabrook (1; Carlos Gomez)

HP Umpire Mike Estabrook ejected Rangers CF Carlos Gomez (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 3rd inning of the Angels-Rangers game. With one out and none on, Gomez took a 2-2 sinker from Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and knee-high (px 1.025, pz 1.737 [sz_bot 1.681]), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 2-2. The Rangers ultimately won the contest, 7-6.

This is Mike Estabrook (83)'s first ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Mike Estabrook now has -2 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -2).
Crew Chief Bill Welke now has 1 point 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 located 1.332 horizontal inches from being deemed a correct call.

This is the 158th ejection report of 2017.
This is the 69th player ejection of 2017. Prior to ejection, Gomez was 0-2 (SO) in the contest.
This is Texas' 9th ejection of 2017, 1st in the AL West (TEX 9; HOU, SEA 5; OAK 4; LAA 1).
This is Carlos Gomez's first ejection since May 7, 2016 (Jeff Nelson; QOC = Y-C [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Mike Estabrook's first ejection since August 5, 2016 (Danny Valencia; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Texas Rangers, 9/3/17 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Gomez' gasket gets going as goner gesticulates germane to generous gauge (TEX)


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