Saturday, July 27, 2019

MLB Ejection 136 - Hunter Wendelstedt (3; Clint Hurdle)

HP Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt ejected Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 1st inning of the Pirates-Mets game. With two out and none on, Pirates batter Starling Marte took a 1-2 sinker from Mets pitcher Steven Matz for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and at the waist (px -0.80, pz 2.66) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Mets ultimately won the contest, 3-0.

This is Hunter Wendelstedt (21)'s third ejection of 2019.
Hunter Wendelstedt now has 9 points in the UEFL Standings (5 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 9).
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 1.368 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 136th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 69th Manager ejection of 2019.
This is Pittsburgh's 6th ejection of 2019, T-2nd in the NL Central (CIN 15; MIL, PIT 6; CHC 5; STL 3).
This is Clint Hurdle's 3rd ejection of 2019, 1st since June 10 (Brian Gorman; QOC = U [USC-NEC]).
This is Hunter Wendelstedt's 3rd ejection of 2019, 1st since June 14 (Jorge Soler; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Pittsburgh Pirates vs. New York Mets, 7/27/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Hurdle's harrowed haggling has Hunter housekeeping at home (PIT)


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