Tuesday, April 24, 2018

MLB Ejection 025 - Mike Estabrook (1; Rick Renteria)

HP Umpire Mike Estabrook ejected White Sox Manager Rick Renteria (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 6th inning of the Mariners-White Sox game. With two out and two on (R1, R3), White Sox batter Matt Davidson took a 0-2 sinker from Mariners pitcher Marco Gonzalez for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px 1.322, pz 1.765 [sz_bot 1.601]), and was the only callable pitch of the at-bat; the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Mariners were leading, 1-0. The Mariners ultimately won the contest, 1-0.

This is Mike Estabrook (83)'s first ejection of 2018.
Mike Estabrook now has -1 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -1).
Crew Chief Alfonso Marquez 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.
*The pitch was located 4.896 horizontal inches from being deemed a correct call.

This is the 25th ejection of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the eighth Manager ejection of 2018.
This is Chicago-AL's 1st ejection of 2018, T-1st in the AL Central (CWS, DET 1; CLE, KC, MIN 0).
This is Rick Renteria's first ejection since September 8, 2017 (Eric Cooper; QOC = N-C [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Mike Estabrook's first ejection since Sept 3, 2017 (Carlos Gomez; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox, 4/24/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Sox skipper's Seattle strikeout squawking signals simple scolding (CWS)


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