Friday, August 9, 2019

MLB Ejection 157 - Chris Segal (1; Brett Gardner)

HP Umpire Chris Segal ejected Yankees CF Brett Gardner (strike one call; QOCY) in the top of the 4th inning of the Yankees-Blue Jays game. With two out and none on, Yankees batter Mike Tauchman took a 0-0 changeup from Blue Jays pitcher Sean Reid-Foley for a called first strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the heart of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px 0.22, pz 1.47 1.46 [sz_bot 1.66 / RAD 1.54 / MOE 1.45]), the call was correct.* Original Ruling was challenged and affirmed by the UEFL Appeals Board (6-0), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Blue Jays were leading, 3-0. The Blue Jays ultimately won the contest, 8-2.

This is Chris Segal (96)'s first ejection of 2019.
Chris Segal now has 11 points in the UEFL Standings (7 Prev + 2 AAA + 2 Correct Call = 11).
Crew Chief Dan Iassogna now has 0 points in Crew Division (-1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 0).
*This pitch was located 0.24 0.12 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.
MLBAM overnight data processing changed QOC margin from 0.24 to 0.12 vertical inches.

This is the 157th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 75th player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Gardner was 1-2 (SO) in the contest.
This is New York's 4th ejection of 2019, T-2nd in the AL East (BOS 5; BAL, NYY, TOR 4; TB 1).
This is Brett Gardner's 1st ejection since Sept 9, 2018 (Jeremie Rehak; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Chris Segal's 1st ejection since July 8, 2018 (Jeff Banister; QOC = Y [RLI]).

Wrap: New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 8/9/19 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Brett's bat bashing & Boone's bewailing beckons Birdman's banning (NYY)


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