Sunday, June 27, 2021

MLB Ejection 082 - Phil Cuzzi (2; Hector Santiago)

HP Umpire Phil Cuzzi ejected Mariners pitcher Hector Santiago (foreign substance) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the #Mariners-#WhiteSox game. With one out and two on, Santiago walked White Sox batter Luis Gonzalez, after which manager Scott Servais made a pitching change. As Santiago walked off the field, pursuant to MLB's circa 6/21/21 foreign substance enforcement protocols, the umpires inspected, amongst others, Santiago's hat and glove, with the umpires locating an illegal substance on Santiago's glove, Cuzzi ejecting Santiago pursuant to Official Baseball Rule 6.02(c) regarding foreign substances. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 1-1. The Mariners ultimately won the contest, 3-2.

This is Phil Cuzzi (10)'s 2nd ejection of 2021.
Phil Cuzzi now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable Call = 3).
Crew Chief Phil Cuzzi now has 3 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 1 QOCU = 3).
*OBR 6.02(c): "The pitcher shall not have on his person, or in his possession, any foreign substance."
Penalty: Immediate ejection, automatic suspension for 10 days.

This is the 82nd ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 29th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Santiago's line was 2.1 IP, ER.
This is Seattle's 2nd ejection of 2021, T-2nd in the AL West (OAK 4; LAA, SEA, TEX 2; HOU 1).
This is Hector Santiago's 1st ejection since May 20, 2016 (John Tumpane; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Phil Cuzzi's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since April 14 (Bud Black; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox, 6/27/21 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Santiago earns first ejection of MLB foreign substance crackdown (SEA)


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