Thursday, September 19, 2019

MLB Ejection 210 - Manny Gonzalez (3; Mike Montgomery)

HP Umpire Manny Gonzalez ejected Royals pitcher Mike Montgomery (ball two/three calls; QOCY) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the #Royals-#Twins game. With none out and none on, Twins batter Mitch Garver hit a home run after taking a 1-1 curveball and 2-1 changeup from Montgomery for called second and third balls. Replays indicate the 1-1 pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and below the hollow of the knee (px 0.26, pz 1.49 [sz_bot 1.59]) and the 2-1 pitch was located over the heart of home plate and below the hollow of the knee (px -0.02, pz 1.44 [sz_bot 1.59]), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 5-5. The Twins ultimately won the contest, 8-5.

This is Manny Gonzalez (79)'s third ejection of 2019.
Manny Gonzalez now has 15 points in the UEFL Standings (11 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 15).
Crew Chief Sam Holbrook now has 17 points in Crew Division (16 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 17).
*The 1-1 pitch was located 0.72 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 210th ejection report of 2019.
This is the 103rd player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Montgomery's line was 4.0 IP, 5 ER.
This is Kansas City's 12th ejection of 2019, 1st in the AL Central (KC 12; CWS, DET 11; MIN 4; CLE 1).
This is Mike Montgomery's first career MLB ejection.
This is Manny Gonzalez's 3rd ejection of 2019, 1st since August 26 (Keon Broxton; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins, 9/19/19 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Mike makes Manny move to mound for mumbling malarkey (KC/MIN)


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