Sunday, May 30, 2021

MLB Ejection 057 - Sam Holbrook (1; Kevin Long)

HP Umpire Sam Holbrook ejected Nationals hitting coach Kevin Long (strike one call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 6th inning of the #Brewers-#Nationals game. With one out and one on (R1), Nationals batter Juan Soto took a 2-0 fastball from Brewers pitcher Brandon Woodruff for a called first strike and 3-1 sinker from Woodruff for a called second strike. Replays indicate the 2-0 pitch ruled strike one was located off the outer edge of home plate and knee-high (px -1.09, pz 1.77) while the 3-1 pitch ruled strike two was located over the outer edge of home plate and knee-high (px -0.82, pz 1.76 [sz_bot 1.59]), the strike one call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Brewers were leading, 2-0. The Brewers ultimately won the contest, 3-0.

This is Sam Holbrook (34)'s 1st ejection of 2021.
Sam Holbrook now has -1 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -1).
Crew Chief Sam Holbrook now has 2 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 0 QOCN = 2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*The 2-0 pitch was located 2.11 horizontal inches from being deemed correct.

This is the 57th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is Washington's 2nd ejection of 2021, T-2nd in the NL East (PHI 4; MIA, NYM, WAS 2; ATL 0).
This is Kevin Long's 1st ejection since August 16, 2020 (Will Little; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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