Monday, April 22, 2019

MLB Ejection 036 - Mark Carlson (1; Bryce Harper)

HP Umpire Mark Carlson ejected Phillies RF Bryce Harper (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 4th inning of the Phillies-Mets game. With none out and none on, Harber took two consecutive 2-1 sinkers from Mets pitcher Steven Matz for called second and third strikes. Replays indicate the pitch ruled strike two was located over the outer edge of home plate and at the midpoint (px -0.80, pz 3.23 [sz_top 3.14 / RAD 3.263] [0.396 inches of overlap prior to MOE]) and the pitch ruled strike three was located over the outer edge of home plate and waist-high (px -0.78, pz 2.50), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Mets were leading, 2-1. The Mets ultimately won the contest, 5-1.

This is Mark Carlson (6)'s first ejection of 2019.
Mark Carlson now has 4 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 4).
Crew Chief Brian Gorman now has 4 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 4).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*The 2-1 pitch was located 1.368 horizontal and 1.392 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.
Related PostTop 10 MLB Hothead Players by Ejection Frequency (2/28/19).

This is the 36th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 17th player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Harper was 0-2 (2 SO) in the contest.
This is Philadelphia's 1st ejection of 2019, T-3rd in the NL East (ATL, NYM 2; PHI, WAS 1; MIA 0).
This is Bryce Harper's first ejection since Sept 20, 2018 (DJ Reyburn; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Mark Carlson's first ejection since September 11, 2018 (Kevin Cash; QOC = Y-C [Balk]).

Wrap: Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets, 4/22/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Hysterical Harper hoots & hollers at home-headquartered honor (PHI)


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