Thursday, August 6, 2020

MLB Ejection 07 - Jerry Meals (1; David Bell)

HP Umpire Jerry Meals ejected Reds Manager David Bell (strike three call; QOCN) in the top of the 6th inning of the #Reds-#Indians game. With two out and two on (R1, R3), Reds DH Jesse Winker took a 2-2 changeup from Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco for a called third strike.

Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner half home plate and below the hollow of the knee (px 0.31, pz 1.27 [sz_bot 1.61 / RAD 1.49 / MOE 1.40]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejections, the Indians were leading, 3-0. The Indians ultimately won the contest, 13-0.

This is Jerry Meals (41)'s first ejection of 2020.
Jerry Meals now has -2 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -2).
Crew Chief Jerry Meals now has 1 point in Crew Division (1 Previous + 0 Incorrect = 1).
*This pitch was located 1.56 vertical inches from being deemed a correct call.

This is the seventh ejection report of the 2020 MLB regular season.
This is the third Manager ejection of 2020.
This is Cincinnati's 1st ejection of 2020, T-1st in the NL Central (CIN, PIT 1; CHC, MIL, STL 0).
This is David Bell's 1st ejection since July 30, 2019 (Larry Vanover; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Jerry Meals' 1st ejection since August 28, 2019 (Bud Black; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Cincinnati Reds vs. Cleveland Indians, 8/6/20 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Jesse's jawing jangles Jerry's jibber-jabber judiciary (CLE/CIN)


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