Wednesday, July 24, 2019

MLB Ejection 132 - Jordan Baker (2; Anthony Rizzo)

HP Umpire Jordan Baker ejected Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo (strike two call; QOCY) in the top of the 5th inning of the Cubs-Giants game. With two out and none on, Rizzo took a 3-1 fastball from Giants pitcher Tyler Beede for a called second strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px -0.87, pz 2.48) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, Cubs were leading, 4-1. The Cubs ultimately won the contest, 4-1.

This is Jordan Baker (71)'s second ejection of 2019.
Jordan Baker now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (-1 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 3).
Crew Chief Marvin Hudson now has 2 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 0.53 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 132nd ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 57th player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Rizzo was 1-3 (SO) in the contest.
This is Chicago's 5th ejection of 2019, T-3rd in the NL Central (CIN 15; MIL 6; CHC, PIT 5; STL 3).
This is Anthony Rizzo's 1st ejection since June 1, 2014 (Jerry Meals; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Jordan Baker's 2nd ejection of 2019, 1st since July 15 (Yasmani Grandal; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants, 7/24/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Baker bans baseman over bewailing 'bout beacon from before (CHC)


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