Saturday, May 12, 2018

MLB Ejection 035 - Doug Eddings (2; Steven Souza)

HP Umpire Doug Eddings ejected Diamondbacks RF Steven Souza Jr. (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 8th inning of the Nationals-D'Backs game. With two out and one on (R1), Souza took a 2-0 fastball from Nationals pitcher Shawn Kelley for a called first strike and a 3-2 fastball for a called third strike. Replays indicate the 2-0 pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px .389, pz 1.637) while the 3-2 pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -.449, pz 1.565 [sz_bot 1.627 / MOE 1.544]), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Nationals were leading, 2-1. The Nationals ultimately won the contest, 2-1.

This is Doug Eddings (88)'s second ejection of 2018.
Doug Eddings now has 2 points in the UEFL Standings (-2 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 2).
Crew Chief Joe West now has 1 point in Crew Division (0 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 1).

This is the 35th ejection of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the 18th player ejection of 2018. Prior to ejection, Souza Jr was 0-4 (SO) in the contest.
This is Arizona's 4th ejection of 2018, 1st in the NL West (ARI 4; COL, SD 3; LAD, SF 1).
This is Steven Souza Jr.'s first career MLB ejection.
This is Doug Eddings' 2nd ejection of 2018, 1st since April 5 (Trea Turner; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Washington Nationals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 5/12/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Eddings elects to eject enthusiastically eristic equipment-expelling entertainer in the eighth (ARI)


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