Friday, August 30, 2019

MLB Ejection 179 - Brian Knight (3; Rick Renteria)

HP Umpire Brian Knight ejected White Sox Manager Rick Renteria (ball three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the #WhiteSox-#Braves game. With two out and two on (R1, R2), Braves batter Tyler Flowers took a 2-2 fastball from White Sox pitcher Aaron Bummer for a called third ball. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the inner edge of home plate and thigh-high (px -0.82, pz 2.50) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Braves were leading, 6-5. The Braves ultimately won the contest, 10-7.

This is Brian Knight (91)'s third ejection of 2019.
Brian Knight now has 12 points in the UEFL Standings (8 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 12).
Crew Chief Greg Gibson 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 0.86 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 179th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 81st Manager ejection of 2019.
This is Chicago's 9th ejection of 2019, 2nd in the AL Central (DET 11; CWS 9; KC 8; MIN 3; CLE 1).
This is Rick Renteria's 7th ejection of 2019, 1st since July 28 (Angel Hernandez; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Brian Knight's 3rd ejection of 2019, 1st since May 8 (Ned Yost; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Chicago White Sox vs. Atlanta Braves, 8/30/19 | Video as follows:

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