Friday, August 13, 2021

MLB Ejection 129 - Ryan Blakney (1; Franmil Reyes)

HP Umpire Ryan Blakney ejected Indians RF Franmil Reyes (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 3rd inning of the #Indians-#Tigers game. With two out and two on (R1, R3), Reyes took a 1-2 sinker from Tigers pitcher Tyler Alexander for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px 0.75, pz 1.79 [sz_bot 1.68 / RAD 1.56]) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Indians were leading, 2-0. The Indians ultimately won the contest, 7-4.

This is Ryan Blakney (36)'s 1st ejection of 2021.
Ryan Blakney now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 6).
Crew Chief Fieldin Culbreth now has 0 points in Crew Division (-1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 0).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 1.97 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 129th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 49th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Reyes was 0-2 (SO) in the contest.
This is Cleveland's 2nd ejection of 2021, 4th in the AL Central (CWS, KC, MIN 4; CLE 2; DET 0).
This is Franmil Reyes' first career MLB ejection.


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