Saturday, August 21, 2021

MLB Ejection 147 - Jim Wolf (2; Eric Duncan)

HP Umpire Jim Wolf ejected Marlins hitting coach Eric Duncan (strike two call; QOCY) in the top of the 5th inning of the #Marlins-#Reds game. With two out and two on (R2, R3), Marlins batter Miguel Rojas took a 3-1 changeup from Reds pitcher Wade Miley for a called second strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the heart of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px -0.00, pz 1.62 [sz_bot 1.53 / RAD 1.41 / MOE 1.32]), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Reds were leading, 2-0. The Reds ultimately won the contest, 7-4.

This is Jim Wolf (28)'s 2nd ejection of 2021.
Jim Wolf now has 9 points in the UEFL Standings (5 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 9).
Crew Chief Jim Wolf now has 2 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 2).
*This pitch was located 3.56 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 147th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is Miami's 8th ejection of 2021, T-1st in the NL East (MIA, PHI 8; NYM 7; WAS 3; ATL 0).
This is Eric Duncan's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since May 15 (Chad Fairchild; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Jim Wolf's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since June 18 (Christian Arroyo; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Miami Marlins vs. Cincinnati Reds, 8/21/21 | Video as follows:

Friday, August 20, 2021

MLB Ejections 144-146 - Doug Eddings (4-6; SD x3)

HP Umpire Doug Eddings ejected Padres manager Jayce Tingler, 3B Manny Machado, and development coach Ryan Flaherty (strike two call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 8th inning of the #Phillies-#Padres game. With two out and the bases loaded, Machado took a 0-1 fastball from Phillies pitcher Ian Kennedy for a called second strike before striking out swinging. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px 0.94, pz 2.75), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejections, the Phillies were leading, 4-3. The Phillies ultimately won the contest, 4-3.

These are Doug Eddings (88)'s 4th, 5th, and 6th ejections of 2021.
Doug Eddings now has 3 points in the UEFL Standings (9 Prev + 3*[2 MLB - 4 QOCN] = 3).
Bill Miller now has 7 points in Crew Division (7 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 7).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.

These are the 144th, 145th, and 146th ejection reports of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 69th manager ejection of 2021.
This is the 59th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Machado was 1-5 (2 SO) in the contest.
This is San Diego's 13-15th ejection of 2021, 1st in the NL West (SD 15; ARI 5; LAD 4; COL, SF 2).
This is Jayce Tingler's 6th ejection of 2021, 1st since July 31 (Manny Gonzalez; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Manny Machado's 3rd ejection of 2021, 1st since June 6 (Tripp Gibson; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).
This is Ryan Flaherty's first career MLB ejection.
This is Doug Eddings' 4/5th ejection of 2021, 1st since July 24 (Skin Schumaker; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

MLB Ejection 143 - Nestor Ceja (1; Walker Buehler)

HP Umpire Nestor Ceja ejected Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler (foul ball no-call; QOCN) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Mets-#Dodgers game. With two out and two on (R2, R3), Mets batter Pete Alonso hit a 2-0 sinker from Buehler softly on the ground, fielded by third baseman Justin Turner for an infield single scoring Mets baserunner R3 Patrick Mazeika. Replays indicate the batted ball made contact with Alonso's foot as Alonso stood in the batter's box, the foul ball no-call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Dodgers were leading, 3-2. The Dodgers ultimately won the contest, 3-2.

This is Nestor Ceja (103)'s 2nd ejection of 2021.
Nestor Ceja now has 4 points in the UEFL Standings (6 Prev + 2 AAA - 4 QOCN = 4).
Crew Chief Larry Vanover now has 3 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 3).

This is the 143rd ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 58th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Buehler's line was 7.2 IP, 2 ER.
This is Los Angeles' 4th ejection of 2021, 3rd in the NL West (SD 12; ARI 5; LAD 4; COL, SF 2).
This is Walker Buehler's first career MLB ejection.
This is Nestor Ceja's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since June 14 (Brandon Hyde; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).

Wrap: New York Mets vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 8/20/21 | Video as follows:

Thursday, August 19, 2021

MLB Ejections 141-142 - Wendelstedt, Wolcott (DET x2)

2B Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt ejected Tigers manager AJ Hinch (Replay Review decision/catcher's interference call; QOCY) in the top of the 5th and HP Umpire Quinn Wolcott ejected Tigers pitcher Joe Jimenez (balls/strikes) in the top of the 6th inning of the #Angels-#Tigers game. In the 5th, with one out and one on (R1), Angels batter Justin Upton attempted to swing at a first-pitch sinker from Tigers pitcher Matt Manning, ruled a foul ball by HP Umpire Wolcott and overturned to catcher's interference as a result of a Manager's Challenge by Angels manager Joe Maddon. Replays indicate Upton's bat made contact with Tigers catcher Dustin Garneau's mitt as the pitch arrived at home plate, the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the Tigers were leading, 9-2.

In the 6th, Tigers pitcher Jimenez gave up a single to Angels batter Phil Gosselin, and walked Angels batters Jared Walsh and Upton. Replays indicate of the 11 callable pitches thrown by Jimenez, all 11 were properly officiated (100% accuracy), the call was correct. At the time of Jimenez's ejection, the Tigers were leading, 10-5. The Angels ultimately won the contest, 13-10.

This is Hunter Wendelstedt (21)'s 6th ejection of 2021.
This is Quinn Wolcott (81)'s 3rd ejection of 2021.
Hunter Wendelstedt now has 19 points in the UEFL Standings (15 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 19).
Quinn Wolcott now has 12 points in the UEFL Standings (8 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 12).
Crew Chief Hunter Wendelstedt now has 11 points in Crew Division (9 Previous + 2 QOCY = 11).

These are the 141st and 142nd MLB ejection reports of 2021.
This is the 68th manager ejection of 2021.
This is the 57th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Jimenez's line was 0.0 IP, 3 ER, 2 BB.
This is Detroit's 1/2nd ejection of 2021, T-4th in the AL Central (CWS 6; KC, MIN 4; CLE, DET 2).
This is AJ Hinch's 1st ejection since April 3, 2019 (Ron Kulpa; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Joe Jimenez's first career MLB ejection.
This is Hunter Wendelstedt's 6th ejection of 2021, 1st since July 28 (Scott Servais; QOC = N-c [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Quinn Wolcott's 3rd ejection of 2021, 1st since June 4 (Luis Rojas; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

MLB Ejection 140 - Tom Hallion (3; Caleb Smith)

HP Umpire Tom Hallion ejected Diamondbacks pitcher Caleb Smith (failed foreign substance inspection) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Phillies-#Diamondbacks game. Following Phillies batter Bryce Harper's fly out to conclude the top of the 8th inning and in accordance with MLB's June 2021 foreign substance enforcement protocol, umpires inspected Smith as the Arizona pitcher left the field. During this inspection, umpires located an illegal substance on Smith's glove, resulting in an ejection pursuant to Official Baseball Rule 6.02(c) regarding foreign substances, the call was irrecusable.* At the time of the ejection, the Diamondbacks were leading, 4-2. The Diamondbacks ultimately won the contest, 4-2.

This is Tom Hallion (20)'s 3rd ejection of 2021.
Tom Hallion now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (4 Prev + 2 Irrecusable Call = 6).
Crew Chief Tom Hallion now has 5 points in Crew Division (4 Previous + 1 Irrecusable Call = 5).
*OBR 6.02(c): "The pitcher shall not have on his person, or in his possession, any foreign substance."

This is the 140th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 56th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Smith's line was 2.2 IP, ER.
This is Arizona's 5th ejection of 2021, 2nd in the NL West (SD 12; ARI 5; LAD 3; COL, SF 2).
This is Caleb Smith's first career MLB ejection.
This is Tom Hallion's 3rd ejection of 2021, 1st since July 3 (Ethan Katz; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 8/18/21 | Video as follows:

MLB Ejections 137-139 - Alan Porter, Ramon De Jesus (STL, MIL)

1B Umpire Alan Porter ejected Cardinals 3B Nolan Arenado (check swing strike three call) in the bottom of the 7th and HP Umpire Ramon De Jesus ejected Brewers catcher Omar Narvaez and manager Craig Counsell (strike three call; QOCN) in the top of the 9th inning of the #Brewers-#Cardinals game. In the 7th, with one out and none on, Arenado attempted to check his swing on a 3-2 fastball from Brewers pitcher Miguel Sanchez, ruled a ball by HP Umpire De Jesus and a swinging strike on appeal by 3B Umpire Porter. This play is under review by the UEFL Appeals Board, the call was *PENDING*. In the 9th, with none out and none on, Narvaez took a 2-2 slider from Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and belt-high (px -1.12, pz 2.32), the call was incorrect.* At the time of all ejections, the Cardinals were leading, 3-2. The Brewers ultimately won the contest, 6-4, in 10 innings.

This is Alan Porter (64)'s 4th ejection of 2021.
These are Ramon De Jesus (18)'s 2nd and 3rd ejections of 2021.
Alan Porter now has 15 points in the UEFL Standings (11 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 15).
Ramon De Jesus now has 2 points in the UEFL Standings (6 Prev + 2*[2 MLB - 4 QOCN] = 2).
Crew Chief Chris Guccione now has ? points in Crew Division (3 Previous + ? Call + 0 QOCN = ?).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 2.47 horizontal inches from being deemed a correct call.

These are the 137th, 138th, and 139th ejection reports of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 54th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Arenado was 0-4 (3 SO) in the contest.
This is the 55th player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Narvaez was 0-4 (2 SO) in the contest.
This is the 67th manager ejection of 2021.
This is St Louis' 6th ejection of 2021, T-3rd in the NL Central (MIL 11; CIN 10; CHC, STL 6; PIT 3).
This is Milwaukee's 10/11th ejection of 2021, 1st in the NL Central (MIL 11; CIN 10; CHC, STL 6; PIT 3).
This is Nolan Arenado's 1st ejection since April 11, 2018 (Brian Gorman; QOC = U [Fighting]).
This is Omar Narvaez's first career MLB ejection.
This is Craig Counsell's 4th ejection of 2021, 1st since July 10 (Gabe Morales; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Alan Porter's 4th ejection of 2021, 1st since August 15 (David Bell; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Ramon De Jesus' 2/3rd ejection of 2021, 1st since Aug 13 (Bryce Harper; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Milwaukee Brewers vs. St Louis Cardinals, 8/18/21 | Video as follows:

MLB Ejection 136 - Nic Lentz (3; Lance Lynn)

3B Umpire Nic Lentz ejected White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn (failure to comply with foreign substance check/throwing belt at umpire; QOCU) in the top of the 4th inning of the #Athletics-#WhiteSox game. Following the final out of the top of the 4th inning, umpires attempted to conduct a league-mandated foreign substance check of White Sox starting pitcher Lynn. During this inspection, Lynn appeared to initially fail to submit his belt for inspection; upon instruction from Lentz, Lynn appeared to throw his belt at the umpire, resulting in his ejection, the call was irrecusable. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 1-1. The White Sox ultimately won the contest, 3-2.

This is Nic Lentz (59)'s 3rd ejection of 2021.
Nic Lentz now has 1 point in the UEFL Standings (-1 Prev + 2 MLB + 0 Irrecusable Call = 1).
Crew Chief Ron Kulpa now has 9 points in Crew Division (8 Previous + 1 QOCU = 9).

This is the 136th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 53rd player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Lynn's line was 4.0 IP, ER.
This is Chicago's 6th ejection of 2021, 1st in the AL Central (CWS 6; KC, MIN 4; CLE 2; DET 0).
This is Lance Lynn's first career MLB ejection.
This is Nick Lentz' 3rd ejection of 2021, 1st since July 5 (David Ross; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Oakland Athletics vs. Chicago White Sox, 8/18/21 | Video as follows:

Sunday, August 15, 2021

MLB Ejection 135 - Mike Estabrook (1; Tony La Russa)

HP Umpire Mike Estabrook ejected White Sox manager Tony La Russa (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 8th inning of the #Yankees-#WhiteSox game. With one out an one on (R1), White Sox batter Eloy Jimenez took a 1-2 sinker from Yankees pitcher Jonathan Loaisiga for a called third strike. Repays indicate the pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -0.48, pz 1.58 [sz_bot 1.63 / RAD 1.51 / MOE 1.42]) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Yankees were leading, 3-1. The Yankees ultimately won the contest, 5-3.

This is Mike Estabrook (83)'s 1st ejection of 2021.
Mike Estabrook now has 5 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 5).
Crew Chief Jeff Nelson how has 4 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 1 QOCY = 4).
*This pitch was located 1.92 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 135th ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 66th manager ejection of 2021.
This is Chicago's 5th ejection of 2021, 1st in the AL Central (CWS 5; KC, MIN 4; CLE 2; DET 0).
This is Tony La Russa's 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since July 23 (John Libka; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Mike Estabrook's 1st ejection since September 20, 2020 (Brian Goodwin; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: New York Yankees vs. Chicago White Sox, 8/15/21 | Video as follows:

MLB Ejections 133-134 - Barber, Porter (CIN x2)

HP Umpire Sean Barber ejected Reds RF Nick Castellanos and 3B Umpire Alan Porter ejected manager David Bell (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 1st inning of the #Reds-#Phillies game. With one out and none on, Castellanos took a 1-2 fastball from Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px 0.87, pz 1.80 [sz_bot 1.63 / RAD 1.51]) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejections, the Reds were leading, 1-0. The Reds ultimately won the contest, 7-4.

This is Sean Barber (29)'s 3rd ejection of 2021.
This is Alan Porter (64)'s 3rd ejection of 2021.
Sean Barber now has 6 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Previous + 2 AAA + 2 Correct Call = 6).
Alan Porter now has 11 points in the UEFL Standings (8 Prev + 2 MLB + 1 Correct-Crewmate = 11).
Crew Chief Alan Porter now has 4 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 2 QOCY = 4).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 0.53 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.

These are the 133rd and 134th ejection reports of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 52nd player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, Castellanos was 0-1 (SO) in the contest.
This is the 65th manager ejection of 2021.
This is Cincinnati's 9/10th ejection of 2021, 1st in the NL Central (CIN 10; MIL 9; CHC 6; STL 5; PIT 3).
This is Nick Castellanos' 2nd ejection of 2021, 1st since April 3 (Jim Reynolds; QOC = U [Fighting]).
This is David Bell's 4th ejection of 2021, 1st since June 19 (Ryan Additon; QOC = Y-c [Check Swing]).
This is Sean Barber's 3rd ejection of 2021, 1st since June 19 (Aaron Boone; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Alan Porter's 3rd ejection of 2021, 1st since August 12 (Kevin Long; QOC = Y-c [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Cincinnati Reds vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 8/15/21 | Video as follows: