Sunday, June 19, 2022

MLB Ejection 072 - Cory Blaser (2; Alex Cintron)

HP Umpire Cory Blaser ejected Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 1st inning of the #WhiteSox-#Astros game. With two out and two on (R2, R3), Astros batter JJ Matijevic took a 1-2 fastball from White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the heart of home plate and above the midpoint (px 0.18, pz 3.60 [sz_top 3.37 / RAD 3.49 / MOE 3.58]), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Astros were leading, 1-0. The Astors ultimately won the contest, 4-3.

This is Cory Blaser (89)'s 2nd ejection of 2022.
Cory Blaser now has 0 points in the UEFL Standings (2 Previous + 2 MLB - 4 Incorrect Call = 0).
Crew Chief Phil Cuzzi now has 1 point in Crew Division (1 Previous + 0 Incorrect Call = 1).
*This pitch was located 0.29 vertical inches from being deemed correct.

This is the 72nd ejection report of the 2022 MLB regular season.
This is Houston's 5th ejection of 2022, 1st in the AL West (HOU 5; OAK, SEA 3; LAA 2; TEX 0).
This is Alex Cintron's 1st ejection since April 3, 2019 (Ron Kulpa; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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