Sunday, May 23, 2021

MLB Ejection 052 - Adrian Johnson (1; Mike Matheny)

1B Umpire Adrian Johnson ejected Royals manager Mike Matheny (check swing strike two call) in the bottom of the 6th inning of the #Tigers-#Royals game. With one out and one on (R1), Royals batter Whit Merrifield attempted to check his swing on a 0-1 sinker from Tigers pitcher Casey Mize while being hit by the pitch, ruled a swing on appeal by 1B Umpire Johnson and resulting in a dead ball strike. Play was reviewed and adjudicated by the UEFL Appeals Board (1-7), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Tigers were leading, 2-0. The Royals ultimately won the contest, 3-2.

This is Adrian Johnson (80)'s 1st ejection of 2021.
Adrian Johnson now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call).
Crew Chief Brian Gorman now has 3 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 0 INC Call = 3).

This is the 52nd ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 28th manager ejection of 2021.
This is Kansas City's 4th ejection of 2021, 1st in the AL Central (KC 4; MIN 3; CLE, CWS, DET 0).
This is Mike Matheny's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since May 5 (Angel Hernandez; QOC = Y [Balk]).


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