Tuesday, August 28, 2018

MLB Ejection 133 - Sam Holbrook (2; Mark Reynolds)

HP Umpire Sam Holbrook ejected Nationals PH Mark Reynolds (strike three call; QOCN) in the top of the 8th inning of the Nationals-Phillies game. With none out and none on, Reynolds took three consecutive pitches from Nationals pitcher Tommy Hunter for called first, second, and third strikes. Replays indicate the first pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and thigh-high (px .458, pz 2.551), the second pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px .899, pz 2.330), and the third pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and waist-high (px .917, pz 3.157), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Phillies were leading, 3-2. The Nationals ultimately won the contest, 5-4.

This is Sam Holbrook (34)'s second ejection of 2018.
Sam Holbrook now has -6 points in the UEFL Standings (-4 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -6).
Crew Chief Sam Holbrook now has -2 points in Crew Division (-2 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = -2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
The 0-2 pitch was located 0.036 horizontal inches from being deemed a correct call.

This is the 133rd ejection report of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the 64th player ejection of 2018. Prior to ejection, Reynolds was 0-1 (SO) in the contest.
This is Washington's 7th ejection of 2018, 1st in the NL East (WAS 7; MIA, NYM 5; ATL 3; PHI 0).
This is Mark Reynolds' first ejection since August 17, 2012 (Vic Carapazza; QOC = N [Out/Safe]).
This is Sam Holbrook's 2nd ejection of 2018, 1st since June 10 (Jeff Banister; QOC = Y [Balk]).

Wrap: Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 8/28/18 | Videos as follows:
Alternate Link: Reynolds reacts rudely to repeated reaching ring-up and retirement (WAS)
Second Video: Reynolds returns confront Holbrook, throws batting gloves toward umpire (WAS)


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