Tuesday, May 30, 2023

MLB Ejection 079 - Jerry Layne (2; Alex Cintron)

HP Umpire Jerry Layne ejected Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron (strike one call to Jeremy Peña; QOCY) in the bottom of the 3rd inning of the #Twins-Astros game. With one out and none on, Peña took a 1-0 fastball from Twins pitcher Joe Ryan for a called first strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and at the knees (px 0.85, pz 1.93 [sz_bot 1.68]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Astros were leading, 3-0. The Astors ultimately won the contest, 5-1.

This is Jerry Layne (24)'s 2nd ejection of 2023.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 0.77 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 79th ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 8th coach ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 37 Managers, 34 Players, 8 Coaches.
This is Houston's 3rd ejection of 2023, 1st in the AL West (HOU, OAK 3; SEA 2; LAA, TEX 1).
This is Alex Cintron's 1st ejection since August 18, 2022 (Ramon De Jesus; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).


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