Friday, September 25, 2020

MLB Ejection 77 - Jim Reynolds (1; Matt Kemp)

HP Umpire Jim Reynolds ejected Rockies DH Matt Kemp (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 4th inning of the #Rockies-#Diamondbacks game. With two out and none on, Kemp took a 2-2 fastball from Diamondbacks pitcher Zac Gallen for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px 0.75, pz 2.21), the call was correct.*^ At the time of the ejection, the Diamondbacks were leading, 3-0. The Diamondbacks ultimately won the contest, 4-0.

This is Jim Reynolds (77)'s first ejection of 2020.
Jim Reynolds now has 9 points in the UEFL Standings (5 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 9).
Crew Chief Jim Reynolds now has 11 points in Crew Division (10 Previous + 1 QOCY = 11).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*This pitch was located 1.97 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.
^See UEFL Rule 6-5-c-5 regarding "realistically resulted in a different outcome" pitch counts.

This is the 77th ejection report of the 2020 MLB regular season.
This is the 35th player ejection of 2020. Prior to ejection, Kemp was 0-1 (SO) in the contest.
This is Colorado's 2nd ejection of 2020, T-3rd in the NL West (LAD 4; ARI 3; COL, SD 2; SF 1).
This is Matt Kemp's 2nd ejection of 2020, 1st since Sept 4 (Gabe Morales; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Jim Reynolds' 1st ejection since June 17, 2018 (Jason Vargas; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 9/25/20 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Kemp can't contain complaint, caterwauling through Cole (COL)


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