Thursday, August 12, 2021

MLB Ejection 127 - Alan Porter (2; Kevin Long)

3B Umpire Alan Porter ejected Nationals hitting coach Kevin Long (strike one call by HP Umpire Sean Barber; QOCY) in the top of the 5th inning of the #Nationals-#Mets game. With none out and none on, Nationals batter Yadiel Hernandez took a first-pitch sinker from Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman for a called first strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px -0.77, pz 1.55 [sz_bot 1.50 / RAD 1.38 / MOE 1.29]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Mets were leading, 4-0. The Mets ultimately won the contest, 4-1, in 7 innings (doubleheader).

This is Alan Porter (64)'s 2nd ejection of 2021.
Alan Porter now has 8 points in the UEFL Standings (5 Prev + 2 MLB + 1 QOCY-Crewmate = 8).
Crew Chief Alan Porter now has 2 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 1.73 horizontal and 3.12 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 127th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is Washington's 3rd ejection of 2021, 3rd in the NL East (MIA 7; NYM, PHI 6; WAS 3; ATL 0).
This is Kevin Long's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since May 30 (Sam Holbrook; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Alan Porter's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since May 20 (Bob Melvin; QOC = Y [Multiple Calls]).

Wrap: Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets, 8/12/21 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Mets & Nats briefly clear benches half-inning before Long's dugout ejection (NYM)


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