Sunday, March 31, 2019

MLB Ejection 002 - Nic Lentz (1; David Peralta)

HP Umpire Nic Lentz ejected Diamondbacks LF David Peralta (strike three call; QOCN) in the top of the 9th inning of the Diamondbacks-Dodgers game. With one out and none on, Peralta took a 2-2 cutter from Dodgers pitcher Kenley Jansen for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px -1.13, pz 2.03 [sz_bot 1.56, sz_top 3.41]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Dodgers were leading, 8-7. The Dodgers ultimately won the contest, 8-7.

This is Nic Lentz (59)'s first ejection of 2019.
Nic Lentz now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 AAA - 4 Incorrect Call = 0).
Crew Chief Brian Gorman now has 2 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 2).
*This pitch was located 2.592 horizontal inches from being deemed a correct call.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.

This is the second ejection of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the second player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Peralta was 2-5 (SO) in the contest.
This is Arizona's 1st ejection of 2019, 1st in the NL West (ARI 1; COL, LAD, SD, SF 0).
This is David Peralta's first ejection since August 27, 2017 (Ron Kulpa; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Nic Lentz's first ejection since August 31, 2018 (Aaron Boone; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 3/31/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Lentz liquidates looking lefty after liberal lagniappe lent to LA (ARI)


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