Saturday, May 15, 2021

MLB Ejections 042-43 - Chad Fairchild (1-2; MIA-LAD)

HP Umpire Chad Fairchild ejected Marlins hitting coach Eric Duncan (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 2nd and Dodgers LF Matt Beaty (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the #Marlins-#Dodgers game. In the 2nd, with one out and none on, Marlins batter Isan Diaz took a 2-2 fastball from Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and waist-high (px 0.52, pz 2.36 [sz_top 3.49]), the call was correct. At the time of Duncan's ejection, the game was tied, 0-0.

In the 4th, with none out and the bases loaded, Dodgers batter Beaty took a 2-2 fastball from Marlins pitcher Ross Detwiler for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and belt-high (px -0.93, pz 2.47), the call was incorrect.* At the time of Beaty's ejection, the Dodgers were leading, 1-0. The Dodgers ultimately won the contest, 7-0.

These are Chad Fairchild (4)'s 1st and 2nd ejections of 2021.
Chad Fairchild now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2*[2 MLB] + 2 QOCY - 4 QOCN = 3).
Crew Chief CB Bucknor now has 2 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 QOCY + 0 QOCN = 2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
*The Beaty pitch was located 0.19 horizontal inches from being deemed correct.

These are the 42nd and 43rd ejection reports of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 17th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Beaty was 0-2 (SO) in the contest.
This is Miami's 2nd ejection of 2021, T-2nd in the NL East (PHI 3; MIA, NYM 2; ATL, WAS 0).
This is Los Angeles' 2nd ejection of 2021, T-2nd in the NL West (SD 3; AZ, COL, LAD 2; SF 1).
This is Eric Duncan's first career MLB ejection.
This is Matt Beaty's first career MLB ejection.


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