Friday, May 12, 2023

MLB Ejection 053 - Mark Wegner (2; Troy Snitker)

HP Umpire Mark Wegner ejected Astros hitting coach Troy Snitker (strike one call to Kyle Tucker; QOCY) in the top of the 1st inning of the #Astros-#WhiteSox game. With two out and one on (R1), Astros batter Kyle Tucker took a first-pitch fastball from White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech for a called first strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the heart of home plate and below the midpoint (px 0.27, pz 3.61 [sz_top 3.51 / RAD 3.63 / MOE 3.71]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Astros ultimately won the contest, 5-1.

This is Mark Wegner (14)'s 2nd ejection of 2023.
*This pitch was located 1.20 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 53rd ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 6th coach ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 25 Managers, 22 Players, 6 Coaches.
This is Houston's 2nd ejection of 2023, T-1st in the AL West (HOU, OAK, SEA 2; LAA, TEX 1).
This is Troy Snitker's first career MLB ejection.


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