Saturday, June 22, 2019

MLB Ejection 100 - Chris Guccione (1; Gabe Kapler)

HP Umpire Chris Guccione ejected Phillies Manager Gabe Kapler (check swing dead ball strike three call by 1B Umpire Mike Everitt) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the Marlins-Phillies game. With one out and none on, Phillies batter Scott Kingery attempted to check his swing on a 0-2 fastball from Marlins pitcher Elieser Hernandez, ruled a dead ball (HBP) by HP Umpire Guccione and a swinging third strike on appeal by 1B Umpire Everitt. Ruling was reviewed and adjudicated by the UEFL Appeals Board (8-0), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Phillies were leading, 2-1. The Marlins ultimately won the contest, 5-3.

This is Chris Guccione (68)'s first ejection of 2019.
Chris Guccione now has -3 points in the UEFL Standings (-3 Prev + 2 MLB - 2 QOCN-crewmate = -3).
Crew Chief Mike Everitt now has -2 points in Crew Division (-2 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = -2).
*OBR Definition of Terms: "A STRIKE is a legal pitch when so called by the umpire, which: (e) Touches the batter as he strikes at it."

This is the 100th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 52nd Manager ejection of 2019.
This is Philadelphia's 2nd ejection of 2019, 4th in the NL East (ATL, WAS 5; NYM 3; PHI 2; MIA 1).
This is Gabe Kapler's 1st ejection since March 22, 2018 (Tom Hallion; QOC = U [Throwing At]).
This is Chris Guccione's 1st ejection since June 10, 2016 (Dale Sveum; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).

Wrap: Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 6/22/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Gabe's grandiose gripe gives Guccione grounds for gallows' grant (PHI)


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