Saturday, September 5, 2020

MLB Ejection 51 - Roberto Ortiz (1; Bryce Harper)

1B Umpire Roberto Ortiz ejected Phillies RF Bryce Harper (foul ball call; QOCY) in the top of the 5th inning of the #Phillies-#Mets game. With two out and none on, Harper hit a 0-0 curveball from Mets pitcher Seth Lugo on the ground down the first base line, ruled a foul ball by 1B Umpire Ortiz, before grounding out to end the inning on the next pitch. Replays indicate the ball bounded past first base in foul territory, the call was correct. Ruling was challenged and AFFIRMED by the UEFL Appeals Board (7-0-1), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Mets were leading, 3-1. The Mets ultimately won the contest, 5-1.

This is Roberto Ortiz (40)'s first ejection of 2020.
Roberto Ortiz now has 5 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2 AAA + 2 Correct Call = 5).
Crew Chief Paul Nauert now has 1 points in Crew Division (0 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 1).
Related PostTop 10 MLB Hothead Players by Ejection Frequency (2/28/19).

This is the 51st ejection report of the 2020 MLB regular season.
This is the 23rd player ejection of 2020. Prior to ejection, Harper was 0-2 in the contest.
This is Philadelphia's 2nd ejection of 2020, 2nd in the NL East (WAS 3; PHI 2; MIA 1; ATL, NYM 0).
This is Bryce Harper's 1st ejection since Sept 15, 2019 (Gabe Morales; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Roberto Ortiz's 1st ejection since Sept 8, 2019 (Adam Frazier; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets, 9/5/20 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Hothead Harper, hater of hushing, harasses hashmark human (NYM/PHI)


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