Sunday, September 15, 2019

MLB Ejection 209 - Bill Welke (5; Matt Joyce)

HP Umpire Bill Welke ejected Braves RF Matt Joyce (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 5th inning of the #Braves-#Nationals game. With none out and none on, Joyce took a 1-0 curveball from Nationals pitcher Anibal Sanchez for a called first strike and 3-2 fastball for a called third strike. Replays indicate the 1-0 pitch was located over the heart of home plate and knee-high (px -0.05, pz 1.60 [sz_bot 1.56]) and the 3-2 pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px -0.73, pz 1.91), the call was correct by 2.21 horizontal inches. At the time of the ejection, the Nationals were leading, 5-0. The Nationals ultimately won the contest, 7-0.

This is Bill Welke (3)'s fifth ejection of 2019.
Bill Welke now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 6).
Crew Chief Tim Timmons now has 6 points in Crew Division (5 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 6).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.

This is the 209th ejection report of 2019.
This is the 102nd player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Joyce was 0-2 (SO) in the contest.
This is Atlanta's 8th ejection of 2019, 3rd in the NL East (WAS 10; PHI 9; ATL 8; MIA, NYM 5).
This is Matt Joyce's 1st ejection since June 8, 2016 (Alan Porter; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Bill Welke's 5th ejection of 2019, 1st since Sept 14 (Brian Snitker; QOC = x [Check Swing]).

Wrap: Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals, 9/15/19 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Braves bellow 'bis' before Bill, breeding back-to-back banishment (ATL)


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