Tuesday, September 22, 2020

MLB Ejection 72 - Manny Gonzalez (1; Mike Matheny)

HP Umpire Manny Gonzalez ejected Royals Manager Mike Matheny (balls/strikes; QOCY) in the top of the 4th inning of the #Cardinals-#Royals game. With none out and none on, Cardinals leadoff batter Dylan Carlson took a 0-2 slider from Royals pitcher Brady Singer for a called first ball before hitting a triple down the right field line. Replays indicate all callable pitches during the fractional inning prior to Matheny's mound-visit/pitching change ejection were properly officiated, the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Cardinals were leading, 3-0. The Cardinals ultimately won the contest, 5-0.

This is Manny Gonzalez (79)'s first ejection of 2020.
Manny Gonzalez now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (-1 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 3).
Crew Chief Ron Kulpa now has 4 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 4).

This is the 72nd ejection report of the 2020 MLB regular season.
This is the 31st Manager ejection of 2020.
This is Kansas City's 1st ejection of 2020, T-3rd in the AL Central (MIN 4; DET 2; CWS, KC 1; CLE 0).
This is Mike Matheny's 1st ejection since Aug 16, 2017 (Chris Segal; QOC = U [Time Call]).
This is Manny Gonzalez's 1st ejection since Sept 19, 2019 (Mike Montgomery; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: St Louis Cardinals vs. Kansas City Royals, 9/22/20 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Maddened Mike miffs Manny at mound (KC)


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