Sunday, April 11, 2021

MLB Ejection 008 - Laz Diaz (1; Scott Servais)

2B Umpire Laz Diaz ejected Mariners Manager Scott Servais (warnings) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the #Mariners-#Twins game. With none out and none on in the top of the 7th, Mariners batter Ty France took a 2-0 fastball from Twins pitcher Cody Stashak for a hit-by-pitch. In the bottom of the 7th, Twins batter Byron Buxton took a 0-1 changeup from Mariners pitcher Will Vest for a hit-by-pitch. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the inner edge of home plate and struck Buxton in the back, the call was irrecusable.* At the time of the ejection, the Twins were leading, 6-5. The Mariners ultimately won the contest, 8-6.

This is Laz Diaz (63)'s 1st ejection of 2021.
Laz Diaz now has 1 point in the UEFL Standings (-1 Prev + 2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable Call = 1).
Crew Chief Laz Diaz now has 2 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 Irrecusable Call = 2).
*A pitch need not be intentionally thrown at the batter in order for an umpire to warn both teams. Pursuant to Official Baseball Rule 6.02(c)(9): "If, in the umpire's judgment, circumstances warrant, both teams may be officially 'warned' prior to the game or at any time during the game."

This is the eighth ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the third manager ejection of 2021.
This is Seattle's 1st ejection of 2021, T-1st in the AL West (LAA, SEA 1; HOU, OAK, TEX 0).
This is Scott Servais' 1st ejection since Sept 8, 2020 (John Libka; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Laz Diaz's 1st ejection since September 7, 2019 (Nelson Cruz; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).


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