Wednesday, June 27, 2018

MLB Ejection 079 - Carlos Torres (2; Joey Votto)

HP Umpire Carlos Torres ejected Reds 1B Joey Votto (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 1st inning of the Reds-Braves game. With one out and one on (R1), Votto took a 0-2 fastball from Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and below the midpoint (px -.413, pz 3.606 [sz_top 3.467 / RAD 3.590 / MOE 3.673]) and that the called first strike to Votto was located over the inner edge of home plate and thigh-high (px -.812, pz 2.349), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Reds ultimately won the contest, 6-5.

This is Carlos Torres (37)'s first ejection of 2018.
Carlos Torres now has 10 points in the UEFL Standings (6 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 10).
Crew Chief Kerwin Danley now has 6 points in Crew Division (5 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 6).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.

This is the 79th ejection report of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the 41st player ejection of 2018. Prior to ejection, Votto was 0-1 (SO) in the contest.
This is Cincinnati's 1st ejection of 2018, T-4th in the NL Central (CHC, MIL 4; PIT 2; CIN, STL 1).
This is Joey Votto's first ejection since September 9, 2015 (Bill Welke; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Carlos Torres' 2nd ejection of 2018, 1st since May 12 (Ron Gardenhire; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves, 6/27/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Votto's venial venting vaults into vulgar vituperation on vigilant Venezuelan (CIN)


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