Monday, August 20, 2018

MLB Ejection 129 - Mike Muchlinski (1; Scott Servais)

HP Umpire Mike Muchlinski ejected Mariners Manager Scott Servais (strike two call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 8th inning of the Astros-Mariners game. With one out and none on, Mariners batter Dee Gordon took 0-0 and 0-1 fastballs from Astros pitcher Collin McHugh for called first and second strikes. Replays indicate the 0-0 pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and thigh-high (px .648, pz 2.307) and the 0-1 pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and below the midpoint (px .772, pz 3.023 [sz_top 3.319]), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 4-4. The Mariners ultimately won the contest, 7-4.

This is Mike Muchlinski (76)'s first ejection of 2018.
Mike Muchlinski now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 6).
Crew Chief Mike Winters now has 2 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
The 0-1 pitch was located 1.704 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 129th ejection report of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the 53rd Manager ejection of 2018.
This is Seattle's 4th ejection of 2018, T-2nd in the AL West (TEX 5; HOU, SEA 4; LAA 3; OAK 1).
This is Scott Servais' 3rd ejection of 2018, 1st since May 22 (Brian Knight; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Mike Muchlinski's first ejection since July 18, 2017 (Craig Counsell; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners, 8/20/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Muchlinski moves Mariners manager as M's main man minds his millionaire (SEA)


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