Friday, May 5, 2023

MLB Ejection 039 - Shane Livensparger (1; Scott Servais)

HP Umpire Shane Livensparger ejected Mariners manager Scott Servais (ball three call; QOCN) in the top of the 9th inning of the #Astros-#Mariners game. With one out and one on (R1), Astros batter Kyle Tucker took a 2-2 slider from Mariners pitcher Matt Brash for a called third ball. Servais was ejected during the first mound visit/pitching change following the subject call, as in UEFL Rule 6-5-d-2. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px -0.71, pz 2.46), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the Astros were leading, 6-4. The Astros ultimately won the contest, 6-4.

This is Shane Livensparger (43)'s 1st ejection of 2023.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| ≤ STRIKE < |.748| ≤ BORDERLINE ≤ |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 0.46 horizontal inches from being deemed correct.

This is the 39th ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 20th manager ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 20 Managers, 15 Players, 4 Coaches.
This is Seattle's 2nd ejection of 2023, 1st in the AL West (SEA 2; HOU, LAA, OAK, TEX 1).
This is Scott Servais' 1st ejection since August 26, 2022 (Dan Merzel; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Shane Livensparger's 1st ejection since Aug 27, 2022 (John Schneider; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

Wrap: Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners, 5/5/23 | Video as follows:


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