Wednesday, June 1, 2022

MLB Ejection 054 - Mike Muchlinski (1; Mark Kotsay)

HP Umpire Mike Muchlinski ejected Athletics manager Mark Kotsay (ball two call; QOCN) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Astros-#Athletics game. With one out and none on, Astros batter Yordan Alvarez took a 1-2 fastball from A's pitcher AJ Puk for called second ball before being hit by a pitch two pitches later. Replays indicate the 1-2 pitch was located over the edge of home plate and thigh-high (px -0.67, pz 2.20), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the A's were leading, 3-1. The Astros ultimately won the contest, 5-4.

This is Mike Muchlinski (76)'s 1st ejection of 2022.
Mike Muchlinski now has -2 points in the UEFL Standings (0 Prev + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = -2).
Crew Chief CB Bucknor now has 2 points in Crew Division (2 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 2).
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 0.94 horizontal inches from being deemed correct.

This is the 54th ejection report of the 2022 MLB regular season.
This is the 26th manager ejection of 2022.
This is Oakland's 2nd ejection of 2022, T-1st in the AL West (LAA, OAK, SEA 2; HOU, TEX 0).
This is Mark Kotsay's 2nd ejection of 2022, 1st since April 23 (Brian Knight; QOC = Y [Replay Review]).


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