Saturday, June 5, 2021

MLB Ejection 066 - Hunter Wendelstedt (2; Jurickson Profar)

HP Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt ejected Padres CF Jurickson Profar (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 8th inning of the #Mets-#Padres game. With none out and one on (R1), Profar took a 2-2 fastball from Mets pitcher Seth Lugo for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px 0.48, pz 1.76 [sz_bot 1.53 / RAD 1.41]) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Mets were leading, 3-0. The Mets ultimately won the contest, 4-0.

This is Hunter Wendelstedt (21)'s 2nd ejection of 2021.
Hunter Wendelstedt now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 6).
Crew Chief Hunter Wendelstedt now has 4 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 1 QOCY = 4).
*This pitch was located 5.23 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 66th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 24th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Profar was 0-4 (2 SO) in the contest.
This is San Diego's 6th ejection of 2021, 1st in the NL West (SD 6; COL 2; LAD, SF 1; ARI 0).
This is Jurickson Profar's first career MLB ejection.
This is Hunter Wendelstedt's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since May 3 (Matt Joyce; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: New York Mets vs. San Diego Padres, 6/5/21 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Wendelstedt ejects Profar after strikeout and bat slam in San Diego (NYM)


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