Saturday, August 4, 2018

MLB Ejection 110 - Andy Fletcher (4; Tucker Barnhart)

HP Umpire Andy Fletcher ejected Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart (ball two call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the Reds-Nationals game. With none out and none on, Nationals batter Matt Adams took two fastballs from Reds pitcher Matt Harvey for called and second balls before hitting the next pitch for a home run. Replays indicate the first called ball was located off the plate (px 1.910) and the second called ball was located below the hollow of the batter's knee (pz 1.596 [sz_bot 1.7]), the call was correct.* At time of the ejection, the Nationals were leading, 5-2. The Nationals ultimately won the contest, 6-2.

This is Andy Fletcher (49)'s fourth ejection of 2018.
Andy Fletcher now has 4 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 4).
Crew Chief Jeff Nelson now has 3 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 3).
*This pitch was located 3.72 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 110th ejection report of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the 52nd player ejection of 2018. Prior to ejection, Barnhart was 0-2 (SO) in the contest.
This is Cincinnati's 3rd ejection of 2018, 3rd in the NL Central (CHC 6; MIL 4; CIN 3; PIT 2; STL 1).
This is Tucker Barnhart's first career MLB ejection.
This is Andy Fletcher's 4th ejection of 2018, 1st since July 22 (Cameron Maybin; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Cincinnati Reds vs. Washington Nationals (Game 2), 8/4/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Tucker takes teller to task with temper tantrum & is tossed (WAS)


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