Tuesday, May 3, 2022

MLB Ejection 022 - Jeremy Riggs (1; Max Scherzer)

HP Umpire Jeremy Riggs ejected Mets bench player/pitcher Max Scherzer (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 6th inning of the #Braves-#Mets game. With none out and none on, Mets batter Dominic Smith took a 1-2 curveball from Braves pitcher Kyle Wright for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and waist-high (px -1.12, pz 2.40), the call was incorrect. At the time of the ejection, the Mets were leading, 3-0. The Mets ultimately won the contest, 3-0.

This is Jeremy Riggs (112)'s 1st ejection of 2022.
Jeremy Riggs now has -3 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2 AAA - 4 Incorrect Call = -3).
Crew Chief Brian O'Nora now has -1 points in the UEFL Standings (-1 Previous + 0 Incorrect = -1).
*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 correct.

This is the 22nd ejection report of the 2022 MLB regular season.
This is the 7th player ejection of 2022. Prior to ejection, Scherzer did not appear in the game.
This is New York's 1st ejection of 2022, T-2nd in the NL East (WAS 2; ATL, MIA, NYM, PHI 1).
This is Max Scherzer's 1st ejection since August 9, 2013 (Will Little; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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