Saturday, June 4, 2022

MLB Ejection 057 - Gabe Morales (1; Dave Martinez)

HP Umpire Gabe Morales ejected Nationals manager Dave Martinez (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 9th inning of the #Nationals-#Reds game. With two out and one on (R1), Nationals batter Cesar Hernandez took a 1-2 slider from Reds pitcher Hunter Strickland for a called third strike. Replays indicate the 1-0 pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -0.80, pz 1.35 [sz_bot 1.54 / RAD 1.42 / MOE 1.33]) and the 1-2 pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -0.76, pz 1.47 [sz_bot 1.54 / RAD 1.42]) and that all other pitches during the at-bat were properly officiated, the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Nationals were leading, 10-7. The Nationals ultimately won the contest, 10-8.

This is Gabe Morales (47)'s 1st ejection of 2022.
Gabe Morales now has 5 points in the UEFL Standings (1 Prev + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 5).
Crew Chief Andy Fletcher now has 2 points in Crew Division (1 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 2).
*The 1-0 pitch was located 0.24 and the 1-2 pitch was 1.69 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 57th ejection report of the 2022 MLB regular season.
This is the 29th manager ejection of 2022.
This is Washington's 3rd ejection of 2022, T-1st in the NL East (MIA, WAS 3; PHI 2; ATL, NYM 1).
This is Dave Martinez's 1st ejection since Sept 20, 2021 (Doug Eddings; QOC = Y-c [Run Lane INT]).


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