Friday, August 24, 2018

MLB Ejection 130 - Ramon De Jesus (1; Dale Sveum)

HP Umpire Ramon De Jesus ejected Royals Bench Coach Dale Sveum (ball one call; QOCY) in the top of the 8th inning of the Indians-Royals game. With none out and none on, Indians batter Michael Brantley took a 0-2 slider from Royals pitcher Brandon Maurer for a called first ball. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and below the hollow of the knee (px -.412, pz 1.516 [sz_bot 1.589]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Royals were leading, 3-2. The Royals ultimately won the contest, 5-4.

This is Ramon De Jesus (18)'s first ejection of 2018.
Ramon De Jesus now has 5 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2 AAA + 2 Correct Call = 5).
Crew Chief Gary Cederstrom now has 12 points in Crew Division (11 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 12).
This pitch was located 1.596 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 130th ejection report of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is Kansas City's 6th ejection of 2018, 2nd in the AL Central (CWS 7; KC 6; MIN 4; DET 3; CLE 1).
This is Dale Sveum's first ejection since August 18, 2016 (Todd Tichenor; QOC = N [RLI]).
This is Ramon De Jesus' first ejection since Sept 10, 2017 (Jake Marisnik; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals, 8/24/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: DeJesus dumps Dale due to down determination dissent from dugout (KC)


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