Saturday, May 13, 2023

MLB Ejections 055-6 - Emil Jimenez (1, 2; CHC x2)

HP Umpire Emil Jimenez ejected Cubs DH Eric Hosmer and manager David Ross (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Cubs-#Twins game. With two out and the bases loaded, Hosmer took a 2-2 splitter from Twins pitcher Cole Sands for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer half of home plate and below the midpoint (px -0.37, pz 3.54 [sz_top 3.61 RAD 3.73]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejections, the Twins were leading, 8-1. The Twins ultimately won the contest, 11-1.

These are Emil Jimenez (82)'s 1st and 2nd ejections of 2023.
*This pitch was located 2.28 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

These are the 55th and 56th ejection reports of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 24th player ejection of 2023.
This is the 26th manager ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 26 Managers, 24 Players, 6 Coaches.
This is Chicago's 1/2nd ejection of 2023, T-3rd in the NL Central (STL 4; MIL 3; CHC, PIT 2; CIN 1).
This is Eric Hosmer's 1st ejection since June 29, 2021 (Hunter Wendelstedt; QOC = Y [Check Swing]).
This is David Ross' 1st ejection since July 23, 2022 (CB Bucknor; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Emil Jimenez's first career MLB ejection.

Wrap: Chicago Cubs vs Minnesota Twins (Game 1), 5/13/23 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Hosmer ejected after strike three call at top of the strike zone


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