Sunday, September 8, 2019

MLB Ejections 192-193 - Roberto Ortiz (2-3; PIT x2)

HP Umpire Roberto Ortiz ejected Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle (strike two call; QOCN) and 2B Adam Frazier (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the #Cardinals-#Pirates game. With two out and one on (R2), Frazier took a 1-1 fastball from Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty for a called second strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and knee-high (px -1.08, pz 1.56), the call was incorrect.* After Hurdle's ejection for arguing the strike two call, Frazier took a 1-2 fastball from Flaherty for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -0.42, pz 1.45 [sz_bot 1.46 / RAD 1.34]), the call was correct.^ At the time of both ejections, the Cardinals were leading, 2-0. The Cardinals ultimately won the contest, 2-0.

These are Roberto Ortiz (40)'s second and third ejections of 2019.
Roberto Ortiz now has 11 points in the UEFL Standings (9 Prev + 2*[2 AAA] - 4 QOCN + 2 QOCY = 11).
Crew Chief Ted Barrett now has 16 points in Crew Division (15 Previous + 0 QOCN + 1 QOCY = 16).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*The 1-1 pitch was located 1.99 horizontal inches from being deemed a correct call.
^The 1-2 pitch was located 2.32 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

These are the 192nd and 193rd ejection reports of the 2019 MLB regular season.
This is the 87th Manager ejection of 2019.
This is the 95th player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Frazier was 0-3 (SO) in the contest.
This is Pittsburgh's 11/12th ejection of 2019, 2nd in the NL Central (CIN 23; PIT 12; MIL 8; CHC 7; STL 3).
This is Adam Frazier's first career MLB ejection.
This is Clint Hurdle's 4th ejection of 2019, 1st since July 27 (H Wendelstedt; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Roberto Ortiz's 2/3rd ejection of 2019, 1st since June 22 (Ron Gardenhire; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 9/8/19 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Pittsburgh partners' praise is powerless to penetrate Pirates' playing plot (PIT)


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