Friday, August 31, 2018

MLB Ejection 134 - Chad Whitson (1; Matt Wieters)

HP Umpire Chad Whitson ejected Nationals catcher Matt Wieters (balls/strikes; QOCY) in the bottom of the 6th inning of the Brewers-Nationals game. With one out and one on (R1), Wieters took a 1-1 fastball from Brewers pitcher Jhoulys Chacin for a called second strike before striking out swinging on the ensuing pitch; Wieters was ejected after a called strike during ensuing batter Wilmer Difo's plate appearance. Replays indicate of the 16 callable pitches during the bottom of the 6th inning, including the called second strike to Wieters that was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px .855, pz 2.114), Whitson officiated all 16 properly (100% accuracy, 16/16), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Brewers were leading, 4-1. The Brewers ultimately won the contest, 4-1.

This is Chad Whitson (62)'s first ejection of 2018.
Chad Whitson now has 2 points in the UEFL Standings (-2 Prev + 2 AAA + 2 Correct Call = 2).
Crew Chief Mark Carlson 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.

This is the 134th ejection report of the 2018 MLB regular season.
This is the 65th player ejection of 2018. Prior to ejection, Wieters was 1-3 (SO) in the contest.
This is Washington's 8th ejection of 2018, 1st in the NL East (WAS 8; MIA, NYM 5; ATL 3; PHI 0).
This is Matt Wieters' first ejection since August 5, 2017 (Chad Whitson; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Chad Whitson's first ejection since August 5, 2017 (Matt Wieters; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals, 8/31/18 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Whitson wastes whining Wieters way after Washington's wayward wail (WAS)


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