Saturday, August 27, 2022

MLB Ejection 148 - Manny Gonzalez (3; Mike Napoli)

HP Umpire Manny Gonzalez ejected Cubs 1B Coach Mike Napoli (strike three call; QOCN) in the top of the 7th inning of the #Cubs-#Brewers game. With two out and one on (R2), Cubs batter Christopher Morel took a 3-2 slider from Brewers pitcher Taylor Rogers for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px 0.98, pz 2.84), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Brewers ultimately won the contest, 7-0.

This is Manny Gonzalez (79)'s 3rd ejection of 2022.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located .79 horizontal inches from being deemed correct.

This is the 148th ejection report of the 2022 MLB regular season.
This is Chicago's 9th ejection of 2022, 1st in the NL Central (CHC 9; STL 6; PIT 5; MIL 4; CIN 2).
This is Mike Napoli's 1st ejection since August 7, 2016 (Lance Barrett; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Manny Gonzalez's 3rd ejection of 2022, 1st since May 19 (Anthony Rizzo; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers, 8/27/22 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Gonzalez tosses Napoli between innings during balls/strikes dispute (CHC)


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