Monday, April 1, 2019

MLB Ejection 004 - Vic Carapazza (1; Matt Carpenter)

HP Umpire Vic Carapazza ejected Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter (check swing strike three call by 3B Umpire Jordan Baker) in the top of the 11th inning of the Cardinals-Pirates game. With none out and none on, Carpenter attempted to check his swing on a 2-2 cutter from Pirates pitcher Steven Brault, ruled a ball by HP Umpire Carapazza and a swinging strike on appeal by 3B Umpire Baker. Call was reviewed and affirmed by the UEFL Appeals Board (8-0-1), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 5-5. The Cardinals ultimately won the contest, 6-5, in 11 innings.

This is Vic Carapazza (19)'s first ejection of 2019.
Vic Carapazza now has 2 points in the UEFL Standings (-1 Prev + 2 MLB + 1 Call-Crewmate = 2).
Crew Chief Hunter Wendelstedt now has 1 point in Crew Division (0 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 1).*
*Related PostInjury Scout - Jerry Layne Exits After Two Head Hits (4/1/19).

This is the fourth ejection of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the fourth player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Carpenter was 0-5 (4 SO) in the contest.
This is St. Louis' 1st ejection of 2019, 1st in the NL Central (MIL, STL 1; CHC, CIN, PIT 0).
This is Matt Carpenter's first ejection since Sept 25, 2018 (Will Little; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Vic Carapazza's first ejection since September 27, 2018 (Aaron Boone; QOC = U [Throwing At]).

Wrap: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 4/1/19 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Carapazza kicks out Carpenter as Cardinal can't contain controversial comment (PIT)
Second Video: Rick Sutcliffe gives Carapazza credit for protecting his teammate (ESPN)


Post a Comment