Sunday, June 30, 2019

MLB Ejection 109 - Bruce Dreckman (4; Kevin Cash)

HP Umpire Bruce Dreckman ejected Rays Manager Kevin Cash (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 2nd inning of the Rangers-Rays game. With none out and two on (R2, R3), Rays batter Avisail Garcia took a 3-1 fastball and a 3-2 fastball from Rangers pitcher Jesse Chavez for called second and third strikes. Replays indicate the 3-1 pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and above the knee (px 0.87, pz 1.77 [sz_bot 1.73]) while the 3-2 pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px 1.07, pz 2.73), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Rays ultimately won the contest, 6-2.

This is Bruce Dreckman (1)'s fourth ejection of 2019.
Bruce Dreckman now has 8 points in the UEFL Standings (10 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = 8).
Crew Chief Paul Emmel now has 7 points in Crew Division (7 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 7).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*The 3-1 pitch was a correct call by 0.528 horizontal inches.
*The 3-2 pitch was located 1.872 horizontal inches from being deemed a correct call.

This is the 109th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 58th Manager ejection of 2019.
This is Tampa Bay's 1st ejection of 2019, 5th in the AL East (BAL 4; TOR 3; BOS, NYY 2; TB 1).
This is Kevin Cash's 1st ejection since Sept 11, 2018 (Mark Carlson; QOC = Y-c [Balk]).
This is Bruce Dreckman's 4th ejection of 2019, 1st since June 8 (Ned Yost; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 6/30/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Dreckman dismisses departed dampened Devil's dustup (TB)
Second Video: UEFL analysis hones in on Cash's FoxTrax/PitchCast invocation (@UmpireEjections)


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