Friday, August 23, 2019

MLB Ejection 168 - Ryan Blakney (1; Lorenzo Cain)

HP Umpire Ryan Blakney ejected Brewers CF Lorenzo Cain (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 6th inning of the #Dbacks-#Brewers game. With two out and two on (R1, R2), Cain took a 2-2 changeup from Diamondbacks pitcher Matt Andriese for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the inner edge of home plate and waist-high (px -1.01, pz 3.06 [sz_top 3.65]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Brewers were leading, 6-0. The Brewers ultimately won the contest, 6-1.

This is Ryan Blakney (36)'s first ejection of 2019.
Ryan Blakney now has -2 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 AAA - 4 Incorrect Call = -2).
Crew Chief Mike Everitt now has 0 points in Crew Division (0 Previous + 0 QOCN = 0).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 1.15 horizontal inches from being deemed a correct call.

This is the 168th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 80th player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Cain was 1-4 (2 SO) in the contest.
This is Milwaukee's 7th ejection of 2019, 3rd in the NL Central (CIN 21; PIT 10; MIL 7; CHC 5; STL 3).
This is Lorenzo Cain's 1st ejection since July 8, 2017 (Bill Miller; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Ryan Blakney's 1st ejection since March 20, 2017 (Nick Franklin; QOC = U [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 8/23/19 | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: Blakney benches Brewer because of bellyaching for ball (MIL)


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