Friday, September 6, 2019

MLB Ejection 188 - Bill Miller (3; Charlie Montoyo)

HP Umpire Bill Miller ejected Blue Jays Manager Charlie Montoyo (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 4th inning of the #BlueJays-#Rays game. With one out and none on, Blue Jays batter Randal Grichuk took a 2-2 fastball from Rays pitcher Brendan McKay for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px -0.91, pz 1.70 [sz_bot 1.58]) and that the preceding strike three call to batter Teoscar Hernandez was located over the inner edge of home plate and waist-high (px -0.84, pz 2.90), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Rays were leading, 3-0. The Rays ultimately won the contest, 5-0.

This is Bill Miller (26)'s third ejection of 2019.
Bill Miller now has 18 points in the UEFL Standings (14 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 18).
Crew Chief Bill Miller now has 17 points in Crew Division (16 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 17).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 0.05 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.
|0.91| is the maximum acceptable px value for a strike call to be considered QOC-Y.

This is the 188th ejection report of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 85th Manager ejection of 2019.
This is Toronto's 6th ejection of 2019, T-2nd in the AL East (NYY 7; BAL, TOR 6; BOS 5; TB 2).
This is Charlie Montoyo's 2nd ejection of 2019, 1st since May 6 (Adam Hamari; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Bill Miller's 3rd ejection of 2019, 1st since Sept 1 (Turner Ward; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 9/6/19 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Montoya mixes with Miller & is made to move (TOR)


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