Sunday, May 22, 2022

MLB Ejection 046 - Bill Welke (2; Kevin Cash)

HP Umpire Bill Welke ejected Rays manager Kevin Cash (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 5th inning of the #Rays-#Orioles game. With none out and none on, Rays batter Ji-Man Choi took a 3-2 fastball from Orioles pitcher Bryan Baker for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and below the midpoint (px -0.50, pz 3.23 [sz_top 3.25 / RAD 3.37]) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Orioles were leading, 2-1. The Orioles ultimately won the contest, 7-6.

This is Bill Welke (3)'s 2nd ejection of 2022.
Bill Welke now has 2 points in the UEFL Standings (-2 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 2).
Crew Chief Bill Welke now has 2 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 2).
*This pitch was located 2.68 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 46th ejection report of the 2022 MLB regular season.
This is the 21st manager ejection of 2022.
This is Tampa Bay's 2nd ejection of 2022, T-4th in the AL East (TOR 5; BOS, NYY 3; BAL, TB 2).
This is Kevin Cash's 1st ejection since Sept 1, 2020 (Chad Fairchild; QOC = U [Warnings]).
This is Bill Welke's 2nd ejection of 2022, 1st since May 14 (Marcus Thames; QOC = N [Check Swing]).

Wrap: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles, 5/22/22 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Welke ejects Cash after leadoff strikeout in Rays' 5th inning (BAL/TB)


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