Saturday, July 3, 2021

MLB Ejection 089 - Tom Hallion (2; Ethan Katz)

HP Umpire Tom Hallion ejected White Sox pitching coach Ethan Katz (ball four call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the #WhiteSox-#Tigers game. With two out and the bases loaded, Tigers batter Zack Short took a 0-1 cutter from White Sox pitcher Ryan Burr for a called first ball and 3-2 fastball from Burr for a called fourth ball. Replays indicate the 0-1 pitch, ruled ball one, was located over the outer half of home plate and below the hollow of the knee (px 0.54, pz 1.45 [sz_bot 1.50 / RAD 1.38 / MOE 1.46]) while the 3-2 pitch, ruled ball four, was located over the outer half of home plate and below the midpoint (px 0.59, pz 3.29 [sz_top 3.30 / RAD 3.42 / MOE 3.34]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Tigers were leading, 7-5. The Tigers ultimately won the contest, 11-5.

This is Tom Hallion (20)'s 2nd ejection of 2021.
Tom Hallion now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = 0).
Crew Chief Tom Hallion now has 2 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 0 QOCN = 2).
*The 3-2 pitch was located 0.60 vertical inches from being deemed a correct call.

This is the 89th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is Chicago's 2nd ejection of 2021, 3rd in the AL Central (KC, MIN 4; CWS 2; CLE, DET 0).
This is Ethan Katz's first career MLB ejection.
This is Tom Hallion's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since April 21 (Jayce Tingler; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers, 7/3/21 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Hallion ejects Sox coach Katz after back-to-back walks (CWS)


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