Sunday, June 30, 2019

MLB Ejection 110 - Mike Muchlinski (1; Torey Lovullo)

HP Umpire Mike Muchlinski ejected Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo (strike three call; QOCY in the top of the 5th inning of the Diamondbacks-Giants game. With none out and one on (R3), Diamondbacks batter Carson Kelly took a 0-1 fastball and 2-2 cutter from Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner for called second and third strikes. Replays indicate the 0-1 pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and at the midpoint (px -0.65, pz 3.33 [sz_top 3.25 / RAD 3.37]) while the 2-2 pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px 0.79, pz 2.25), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Giants were leading, 4-0. The Giants ultimately won the contest, 10-4.

This is Mike Muchlinski (76)'s first ejection of 2019.
Mike Muchlinski now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 6).
Crew Chief Dan Iassogna now has 1 point in Crew Division (0 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 1).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*The 0-1 pitch was located 1.476 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.
*The 2-2 pitch was located 1.488 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 110th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 59th Manager ejection of 2019.
This is Arizona's 2nd ejection of 2019, T-4th in the NL West (SD 5; SF 4; COL 3; ARI, LAD 2).
This is Torey Lovullo's 1st ejection since April 8, 2018 (Tim Timmons; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Mike Muchlinski's 1st ejection since August 20, 2018 (Scott Servais; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants, 6/30/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Losing Lovullo lets loony look lead his leap into loud lunacy (ARI)


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