Monday, October 9, 2017

MLB Ejection P-1 - Mark Wegner (1; John Farrell)

HP Umpire Mark Wegner ejected Red Sox Manager John Farrell (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 2nd inning of the Astros-Red Sox ALDS game. With one out and the bases loaded, Red Sox batter Dustin Pedroia took a 2-2 curveball from Astros pitcher Charlie Morton for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px -.885, pz 1.614 [sz_bot 1.487]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Astros were leading, 2-1. The Astros ultimately won the contest, 5-4.

This is Mark Wegner (14)'s first ejection of the 2017 MLB postseason.
Mark Wegner now has 12 points in the UEFL Standings (8 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 12).
Crew Chief Ted Barrett now has 19 points in Crew Division (18 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 19).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*This pitch was located 0.348 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.
Related PostZobrist - Computer Ump Would Have Called Strike 3, Too (8/15/17).

This is the 185th ejection report of 2017, 1st of the postseason.
This is the 87th Manager ejection of 2017.
This is Boston's 6th ejection of 2017, 4th in the AL East (NYY, TOR 11; TB 7; BOS 6; BAL 4).
This is John Farrell's 3rd ejection of 2017, 1st since July 22 (Phil Cuzzi; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Mark Wegner's first ejection since July 15, 2016 (Bob Melvin; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox, 10/9/17 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Miffed Massachusetts manager misdirects match moderator's misbehavior mitigation (BOS)


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