Saturday, April 10, 2021

MLB Ejection 004 - Jansen Visconti (1; Manny Machado)

HP Umpire Jansen Visconti ejected Padres 3B Manny Machado (strike two and three calls; QOCY) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Padres-#Rangers game. With two out and the bases loaded, Machado took consecutive 3-1 and 3-2 sinkers from Rangers pitcher Brett Martin for called second and third strikes. Replays indicate the 3-1 pitch, ruled strike two, was located thigh-high and over the outer edge of home plate (px 0.74, pz 2.57) and the 3-2 pitch, ruled strike three, was located knee-high and over the outer half of home plate (px 0.39, pz 1.91 [sz_bot 1.63]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Padres were leading, 7-4. The Padres ultimately won the contest, 7-4.

This is Jansen Visconti (52)'s first ejection of 2021.
Jansen Visconti now has 4 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 4).
Crew Chief Jerry Meals now has 2 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
The 3-1 pitch was located 2.09 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.
The 3-2 pitch was located 5.83 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the fourth ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the third player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Machado was 1-4 (2 SO, 7 LOB) in the contest.
This is San Diego's 1st ejection of 2021, T-1st in the NL West (COL, SD 1; ARI, LAD, SF 0).
This is Manny Machado's 1st ejection since June 15, 2019 (Bill Welke; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Jansen Visconti's 1st ejection since August 19, 2018 (John Gibbons; QOC = N [Out/Safe]).

Wrap: San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers, 4/10/21 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Visconti ejects Machado after equipment violation and ensuing argument (SD/TEX)


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