Friday, May 20, 2022

MLB Ejection 045 - Ryan Additon (1; Willson Contreras)

HP Umpire Ryan Additon ejected Cubs catcher Willson Contreras (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the #Diamondbacks-#Cubs game. With one out and one on (R1), Cubs batter Contreras took a 1-2 fastball from Diamondbacks pitcher Caleb Smith for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and waist-high (px -0.87, pz 2.71) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were officiated properly, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Diamondbacks were leading, 9-5. The Diamondbacks ultimately won the contest, 10-6.

This is Ryan Additon (67)'s 1st ejection of 2022.
Ryan Additon now has 4 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 4).
Crew Chief Mark Carlson now has 4 points in Crew Chief (3 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 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.

This is the 45th ejection report of the 2022 MLB regular season.
This is the 17th player ejection of 2022. Prior to ejection, Contreras was 0-4 (2 SO).
This is Chicago's 2nd ejection of 2022, T-1st in the NL Central (CHC, PIT, STL 2; CIN, MIL 0).
This is Willson Contreras' 1st ejection since Sept 18, 2021 (Chad Whitson; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Ryan Additon's 1st ejection since June 19, 2021 (David Bell; QOC = Y-c [Check Swing]).


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