Thursday, May 17, 2018

MLB Ejection 040 - Will Little (1; Freddy Galvis)

HP Umpire Will Little ejected Padres SS Freddy Galvis (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 8th inning of the Padres-Pirates game. With two out and none on, Galvis took a 3-1 fastball from Pirates pitcher Michael Felix for a called second strike and 3-2 fastball for a called third strike. Replays indicate the 3-1 pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px -.787, pz 2.080) and the 3-2 pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and below the midpoint (px -.636, pz 3.163 [sz_top 3.301]), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Pirates were leading, 5-4. The Pirates ultimately won the contest, 5-4.

This is Will Little (93)'s first ejection of 2018.
Will Little now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (-1 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 3).
Crew Chief Ted Barrett now has 6 points in Crew Division (5 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 6).

This is the 40th ejection of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the 20th player ejection of 2018. Prior to ejection, Galvis was 2-4 (SO) in the contest.
This is San Diego's 4th ejection of 2018, T-1st in the NL West (ARI, SD 4; COL 3; LAD, SF 1).
This is Freddy Galvis' first career MLB ejection.
This is Will Little's first ejection since September 24, 2017 (AJ Hinch; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).

Wrap: San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 5/17/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Freddy fetches first forced forfeit from field for firing fedora & flapping face firth (PIT)


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