Sunday, April 25, 2021

MLB Ejection 017 - Joe West (1; David Bell)

2B Umpire Joe West ejected Reds Manager David Bell (warnings) in the top of the 6th inning of the #Reds-#Cardinals game. With one out and none on, Reds batter Jonathan India took a 1-1 fastball from Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty for a hit-by-pitch, resulting in a crew consultation and warnings issued to both teams. Replays indicate the pitch was located inside and struck India in the forehead, the call was irrecusable.* At the time of the ejection, the Cardinals were leading, 4-0. The Cardinals ultimately won the contest, 5-2.

This is Joe West (22)'s 1st ejection of 2021.
Joe West now has 2 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable Call = 2).
Crew Chief Joe West now has 7 points in Crew Division (6 Previous + 1 Irrecusable Call = 7).
*Official Baseball Rule 6.02(c)(9) states, "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...Team personnel may not come onto the playing surface to argue or dispute a warning issued under Rule 6.02(c)(9). If a manager, coach or player leaves the dugout or his position to dispute a warning, he should be warned to stop. If he continues, he is subject to ejection."

This is the 17th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 10th manager ejection of 2021.
This is Cincinnati's 3rd ejection of 2021, 1st in the NL Central (CIN 3; CHC 2; MIL, PIT, STL 0).
This is David Bell's 1st ejection since August 29, 2020 (Dan Bellino; QOC = U [Fighting]).


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