Thursday, June 3, 2021

MLB Ejection 063 - Will Little (2; Lucas Giolito)

HP Umpire Will Little ejected White Sox bench player [pitcher] Lucas Giolito (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 8th inning of the #Tigers-#WhiteSox game. With two out and none on, White Sox batter Yoan Moncada took a 2-2 fastball from Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the heart of home plate and below the hollow of the knee (px -0.14, pz 1.29 [sz_bot 1.59 / RAD 1.47 / MOE 1.38]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the White Sox were leading, 4-1. The White Sox ultimately won the contest, 4-1.

This is Will Little (93)'s 2nd ejection of 2021.
Will Little now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (5 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = 3).
Crew Chief Greg Gibson now has 2 points in Crew Division (2 Prev + 0 Incorrect Call = 2).
*This pitch was located 1.13 vertical inches from being deemed correct.

This is the 63rd ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 22nd player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Giolito didn't appear in the game.
This is Chicago's 1st ejection of 2021, 3rd in the AL Central (KC 4; MIN 3; CWS 1; CLE, DET 0).
This is Lucas Giolito's 1st ejection since Sept 8, 2017 (Gabe Morales; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).


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