Friday, September 13, 2019

MLB Ejections 199-200 - Lance Barrett (3-4; KC)

HP Umpire Lance Barrett ejected Royals LF Alex Gordon and Manager Ned Yost (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the #Astros-#Royals. With one out and none on, Gordon took a 1-0 fastball from Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole for a called first strike and 2-2 fastball for a called third strike. Replays indicate the 1-0 pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and thigh-high (px 0.84, pz 1.88) and the 2-2 pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px 0.64, pz 1.64 [sz_bot 1.61]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Astros were leading, 1-0. The Astros ultimately won the contest, 4-1.

These are Lance Barrett (94)'s third and fourth ejections of 2019.
Lance Barrett now has 12 points in the UEFL Standings (8 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 12).
Crew Chief Mike Everitt now has 4 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 4).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
The 1-0 pitch was located 0.89 horizontal inches from being deemed an incorrect call.
The 2-2 pitch was located 2.83 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

These are the 199th and 200th ejection reports of the 2019 MLB season.
This is the 90th Manager ejection of 2019.
This is the 98th player ejection of 2019. Prior to ejection, Gordon was 0-3 (2 SO) in the contest.
This is Kansas City's 9/10th ejection of 2019, 3rd in the AL Central (CWS, DET 11; KC 10; MIN 4; CLE 1).
This is Alex Gordon's 1st ejection since August 7, 2011 (Rob Drake; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Ned Yost's 4th ejection of 2019, 1st since August 13 (Greg Gibson; QOC = Y-c [RLI]).
This is Lance Barrett's 3/4th ejection of 2019, 1st since Sept 3 (Brandon Hyde; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).

Wrap: Houston Astros vs. Kansas City Royals, 9/13/19 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Barrett bounces boorish batsman because of building ball buzzword (KC)


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