Monday, September 13, 2021

MLB Ejection 170 - Jeff Nelson (5; Rocco Baldelli)

HP Umpire Jeff Nelson ejected Twins manager Rocco Baldelli (ball four call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 8th inning of the #Twins-#Yankees game. With two out and one on (R1), Yankees batter Brett Gardner took a 3-2 knuckle curve from Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey for a called fourth ball. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and below the upper midpoint (px 0.57, pz 3.30 [sz_top 3.32 / RAD 3.44 / MOE 3.36]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Twins were leading, 5-2. The Yankees ultimately won the contest, 6-5, in 10 innings.

This is Jeff Nelson (45)'s 5th ejection of 2021.
Jeff Nelson now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = 0).
Crew Chief Jeff Nelson now has 3 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 0 QOCN = 3).
*This pitch was located 0.72 vertical inches from being deemed correct.

This is the 170th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 76th manager ejection of 2021.
This is Minnesota's 5th ejection of 2021, T-2nd in the AL Central (CWS 6; KC, MIN 5; CLE, DET 2).
This is Rocco Baldelli's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since May 18 (Jim Reynolds; QOC = U [Throwing At]).
This is Jeff Nelson's 5th ejection of 2021, 1st since Sept 5 (Aaron Boone; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees, 9/13/21 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Baldelli ejected while disputing walk during Minnesota pitching change (NYY/MIN)


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