Monday, May 3, 2021

MLB Ejection 028 - Hunter Wendelstedt (1; Matt Joyce)

HP Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt ejected Phillies LF Matt Joyce (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the #Brewers-#Phillies game. With two out and two on (R1, R2), Joyce took a 3-2 fastball from Brewers pitcher Angel Perdomo for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and thigh high (px -0.92, pz 3.08), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Phillies were leading, 4-1. The Phillies ultimately won the contest, 4-3.

This is Hunter Wendelstedt (21)'s 1st ejection of 2021.
Hunter Wendelstedt now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 QOCN = 0).
Crew Chief Marvin Hudson now has 1 point in Crew Division (1 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 1).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 0.07 horizontal inches from being deemed correct.

This is the 28th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 10th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Joyce was 0-4 (SO) in the contest.
This is Philadelphia's 3rd ejection of 2021, 1st in the NL East (PHI 3; NYM 2; MIA 1; ATL, WAS 0).
This is Matt Joyce's 1st ejection since Sept 15, 2019 (Bill Welke; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Hunter Wendelstedt's 1st ejection since August 24, 2019 (Willson Contreras; QOC = U [USC]).

Wrap: Milwaukee Brewers vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 5/3/21 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Wendelstedt ejects Joyce after strikeout to end 7th inning in Philly (PHI)


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