Sunday, September 1, 2019

MLB Ejection 185 - Bill Miller (2; Turner Ward)

HP Umpire Bill Miller ejected Reds Hitting Coach Turner Ward (strike one/two calls; QOCY) in the top of the 7th inning of the #Reds-#Cardinals game. With one out and none on, Reds batter Freddy Galvis took 0-0 and 0-1 fastballs from Cardinals pitcher Mike Mayers for called first and second strikes. Replays indicate the 0-0 pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px -0.61, pz 1.73 [sz_bot 1.65]) and the 0-1 pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and below the midpoint (px 0.85, pz 3.27 [sz_top 3.45]), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Reds were leading, 5-3. The Reds ultimately won the contest, 5-3.

This is Bill Miller (26)'s second ejection of 2019.
Bill Miller now has 14 points in the UEFL Standings (10 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 14).
Crew Chief Bill Miller now has 16 points in Crew Division (15 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 16).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
The 0-1 pitch was located 0.768 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 185th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is Cincinnati's 23rd ejection of 2019, 1st in the NL Central (CIN 23; PIT 10; MIL 8; CHC 7; STL 3).
This is Turner Ward's 2nd ejection of 2019, 1st since June 12 (Lance Barrett; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Bill Miller's 2nd ejection of 2019, 1st since July 28 (Nick Senzel; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 9/1/19 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Ward wages war of words & is welcomed with wave (CIN)


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