Tuesday, August 25, 2020

MLB Ejections 35-36 - Shane Livensparger (1-2; CIN)

HP Umpire Shane Livensparger ejected Reds 1B Joey Votto and Manager David Bell (strike calls; QOCY) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Reds-#Brewers game. With none out and none on, Votto took three consecutive pitches from Brewers pitcher Devin Williams for called first, second, and third strikes. Replays indicate the first pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and at the midpoint (px 0.42, pz 3.38 [sz_top 3.27 / RAD 3.39]), the second pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -0.85, pz 1.50 [sz_bot 1.60 / RAD 1.48]), and the third pitch was located over the heart of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px 0.11, pz 1.63 / sz_bot 1.60]), the call was correct. At the time of the ejections, the Brewers were leading, 3-2. The Brewers ultimately won the contest, 3-2.

These are Shane Livensparger (43)'s first and second ejections of 2020.
Shane Livensparger now has 7 points in the UEFL Standings (-1 Prev + 2*[2 AAA + 2 QOCY] = 7).
Crew Chief Tim Timmons now has 2 points in Crew Division (0 Previous + 2 Correct Call = 2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
The most controversial pitch (strike two) was located .77 horizontal inches from QOCN.

These are the 35th and 36th ejections of the 2020 MLB regular season.
This is the 17th player ejection of 2020. Prior to ejection, Votto was 0-4 (4 SO) in the contest.
This is the 14th Manager ejection of 2020.
This is Cincinnati's 2/3rd ejection of 2020, T-1st in the NL Central (CIN, PIT 3; CHC 1; MIL, STL 0).
This is Joey Votto's 1st ejection since July 13, 2019 (James Hoye; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is David Bell's 2nd ejection of 2020, 1st since Aug 6 (Jerry Meals; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Shane Livensparger's 1st ejection since Sept 10, 2017 (Scooter Gennett; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 8/25/20 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Livensparger launches lugubrious laundryman & his leader (CIN)


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