Friday, September 4, 2020

MLB Ejection 49 - Gabe Morales (1; Matt Kemp)

HP Umpire Gabe Morales ejected Rockies PH Matt Kemp (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Rockies-#Dodgers game. With two out and none on, Kemp took a 1-2 fastball from Dodgers pitcher Caleb Ferguson for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and thigh high (px -0.73, pz 2.38 [sz_top 3.61]) and that all pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Rockies were leading, 6-5. The Dodgers ultimately won the contest, 10-6.

This is Gabe Morales (47)'s first ejection of 2020.
Gabe Morales now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 6).
Crew Chief Alfonso Marquez 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 pitch was located 2.21 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.
The strike one call was located .77 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 49th ejection report of the 2020 MLB regular season.
This is the 21st player ejection of 2020. Prior to ejection, Kemp was 0-1 (SO) in the contest.
This is Colorado's 1st ejection of 2020, T-3rd in the NL West (LAD 3; ARI 2; COL, SD 1; SF 0).
This is Matt Kemp's 1st ejection since April 1, 2019 (Jeff Nelson; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Gabe Morales' 1st ejection since Sept 15, 2019 (Gabe Kapler; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 9/4/20 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Kemp can't contain choler & casts criticism on Court (LA)


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