Saturday, June 22, 2019

MLB Ejection 099 - Roberto Ortiz (1; Ron Gardenhire)

HP Umpire Roberto Ortiz ejected Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 4th inning of the Tigers-Indians game. With one out and none on, Tigers batter Miguel Cabrera took a first-pitch curveball from Indians pitcher Aaron Civale for a called first strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the heart of home plate and near the hollow of the knee (px 0.04, pz 1.52 [sz_bot 1.71 / RAD 1.59 / MOE 1.47]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Indians were leading, 2-0. The Indians ultimately won the contest, 2-0.

This is Roberto Ortiz (40)'s first ejection of 2019.
Roberto Ortiz now has 4 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 AAA + 2 Correct Call = 4).
Crew Chief Marvin Hudson now has 1 point in Crew Division (0 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 1).
*This pitch was located 0.6 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.
*The Castellanos pitch referred to in the video was located at px .89, QOCY by .288 inches.

This is the 99th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 51st Manager ejection of 2019.
This is Detroit's 7th ejection of 2019, 1st in the AL Central (DET 7; CWS, KC 6; CLE, MIN 1).
This is Ron Gardenhire's 6th ejection of 2019, 1st since June 15 (Manny Gonzalez; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Roberto Ortiz's 1st ejection since Sept 15, 2018 (John Gibbons; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians, 6/22/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Roberto runs Ron, resulting in rant regarding rippling rockets (FOX)


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