Tuesday, September 12, 2017

MLB Ejection 171 - Jeff Nelson (1; Jeff Banister)

HP Umpire Jeff Nelson ejected Rangers Manager Jeff Banister (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the Mariners-Rangers game. With one out and one on (R1), Rangers batter Ryan Run took a 1-2 changeup from Mariners pitcher Marco Gonzales for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and below the hollow of the knee (px .707, pz 1.393 [sz_bot 1.589 / MOE 1.506]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Mariners were leading, 7-3. The Mariners ultimately won the contest, 10-3.

This is Jeff Nelson (45)'s first ejection of the 2017 MLB regular season.
Jeff Nelson now has -5 points in the UEFL Standings (-3 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -5).
Crew Chief Jeff Nelson now has 4 points in Crew Division (4 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call  = 4).
*This pitch was located 1.356 vertical inches away from being deemed a correct call.

This is the 171st ejection report of 2017.
This is the 81st Manager ejection of 2017.
This is Texas' 10th ejection of 2017, 1st in the AL West (TEX 10; HOU, OAK 6; SEA 5; LAA 4).
This is Jeff Banister's 6th ejection of 2017, 1st since August 13 (Tripp Gibson; QOC = U [Warnings]).
This is Jeff Nelson's first ejection since May 7, 2016 (Carlos Gomez; QOC = Y-C [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers, 9/12/17 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Beset by backward ball bombardment, Banister bestows beef at bored barrister (TEX)


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