Saturday, April 30, 2022

MLB Ejection 019 - Nic Lentz (1; Charlie Montoyo)

HP Umpire Nic Lentz ejected Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 5th inning of the #Astros-#BlueJays game. With two out and one on (R2), Blue Jays batter Vladimir Guerrero took a 1-2 fastball from Astros pitcher Luis Garcia for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the heart of home plate and above the hollow of the knee (px 0.15, pz 1.76 [sz_bot 1.66 / RAD 1.54]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Blue Jays were leading, 2-1. The Blue Jays ultimately won the contest, 2-1.

This is Nic Lentz (59)'s 1st ejection of 2022.
Nic Lentz now has 4 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 4).
Crew Chief Ted Barrett now has 3 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 3).
*This pitch was located 3.64 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 19th ejection report of the 2022 MLB regular season.
This is the 8th manager ejection of 2022.
This is Toronto's 2nd ejection of 2022, T-1st in the AL East (BAL, TOR 2; NYY, TB 1; BOS 0).
This is Charlie Montoyo's 2nd ejection of 2022, 1st since April 16 (Jeff Nelson; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).


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