Wednesday, June 21, 2023

MLB Ejections 108-9 - David Rackley (1-2; MIN x2)

HP Umpire David Rackley ejected Twins manager Rocco Baldelli and LF Joey Gallo (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the #RedSox-#Twins game. With two out and none on, Gallo took a 3-2 changeup from Red Sox pitcher Garrett Whitlock for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and belt-high (px -0.73, pz 2.87), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Twins were leading, 3-2. The Twins ultimately won the contest, 5-4, in 10 innings.

These are David Rackley (86)'s 1st and 2nd ejections of 2023.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 2.21 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.

These are the 108th and 109th ejection reports of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 45th player ejection of 2023.
This is the 53rd manager ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 53 Managers, 45 Players, 11 Coaches.
This is Minnesota's 4/5th ejection of 2023, 2nd in the AL Central (CWS 6; MIN 5; KC 2; DET 1; CLE 0).
This is Rocco Baldelli's 3rd ejection of 2023, 1st since May 6 (Dan Iassogna; QOC = Y [Out of Base Path]).
This is Joey Gallo's 1st ejection since May 2, 2021 (Brian O'Nora; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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