Monday, May 8, 2023

MLB Ejection 050 - Mark Ripperger (1; Jean Segura)

HP Umpire Mark Ripperger ejected Marlins 3B (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 6th inning of the #Marlins-#Diamondbacks game. With two out and two on (R1, R2), Segura took a 1-2 fastball from Diamondbacks pitcher Zac Gallen for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -0.82, pz 1.42 [sz_bot 1.51 / RAD 1.39]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 1-1 .The Diamondbacks ultimately won the contest, 5-2.

This is Mark Ripperger (90)'s 1st ejection of 2023.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 1.12 horizontal and 1.32 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 50th ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 22nd player ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 23 Managers, 22 Players, 5 Coaches.
This is Miami's 4th ejection of 2023, 1st in the NL East (MIA 4; PHI 3; ATL, NYM 1; WAS 0).
This is Jean Segura's first career MLB ejection.


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