Saturday, May 11, 2019

MLB Ejection 053 - Chad Whitson (1; Miguel Cabrera)

HP Umpire Chad Whitson ejected Tigers DH Miguel Cabrera (ball one call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 1st inning of the Tigers-Twins game. With one out and none on, Twins batter Marwin Gonzalez took a 0-0 fastball from Tigers pitcher Gregory Soto for a called first ball. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and below the hollow of the batter's knee (px -0.33, pz 1.59 [sz_bot 1.64]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Twins ultimately won the contest, 8-3.

This is Chad Whitson (62)'s first ejection of 2019.
Chad Whitson now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (-1 Prev + 2 AAA + 2 Correct Call = 3).
Crew Chief Paul Nauert now has 1 point in Crew Division (0 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 1).
*This pitch was located 1.872 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 53rd ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 24th player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Cabrera was 0-1 in the contest.
This is Detroit's 3rd ejection of 2019, T-2nd in the AL Central (CWS 4; DET, KC 3; MIN 1; CLE 0).
This is Miguel Cabrera's first ejection since March 18, 2019 (Brennan Miller; QOC = U [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Chad Whitson's first ejection since August 31, 2018 (Matt Wieters; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins (DH Game 2), 5/11/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Cabrera's continued complaining causes compulsory cast out (DET)


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