Saturday, September 9, 2017

MLB Ejection 167 - David Rackley (3; Mike Scioscia)

HP Umpire David Rackley ejected Angels Manager Mike Scioscia (ball four call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the Angels-Mariners game. With one out and two on (R1, R2), Mariners batter Mitch Haniger took a 2-2 slider from Angels pitcher Jesse Chavez for a called third ball before singling on the next pitch. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and waist-high (px .809, pz 2.901), the call was correct.*^ At the time of the ejection, the Mariners were leading, 3-0. The Mariners ultimately won the contest, 8-1.

This is David Rackley (86)'s third ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
David Rackley now has 11 points in the UEFL Standings (7 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 11).
Crew Chief Bill Miller now has 11 points in Crew Division (10 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 11).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*This pitch was located 0.732 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.
^This ejection was not indicated in the box score, but effected pursuant to UEFL Rule 7-2 (Disputed Information). Also see Rule 6-5-c-5-d pertaining to contributory pitch QOC.

This is the 167th ejection report of 2017.
This is the 79th Manager ejection of 2017.
This is LA-Anaheim's 4th ejection of 2017, 5th in the AL West (TEX 9; OAK 6; HOU, SEA 5; LAA 4).
This is Mike Scioscia's 2nd ejection of 2017, 1st since August 8 (Ramon De Jesus; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).
This is David Rackley's 3rd ejection of 2017, 1st since June 29 (Dusty Baker; QOC = N-C [Foul/HBP]).

Wrap: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Seattle Mariners, 9/9/17 | Video as follows:
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