Sunday, July 9, 2023

MLB Ejection 144 - Alex MacKay (1; David Ross)

HP Umpire Alex MacKay ejected Cubs manager David Ross (ball two call to Giancarlo Stanton; QOCY) in the bottom of the 1st inning of the #Cubs-#Yankees game. With none out and one on, Yankees batter Giancarlo Stanton took a 1-0 sinker from Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks for a called second ball. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and below the hollow of the knee (px -0.78, pz 1.57 [sz_bot 1.74 / RAD 1.62]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Cubs ultimately won the contest, 7-4.

This is Alex MacKay (105)'s 1st ejection of 2023.
*This pitch was located 1.60 vertical inches from being deemed an incorrect call.

This is the 144th ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 68th manager ejection of 2023. Ejections: 68 Managers, 59 Players, 17 Coaches.
This is Chicago's 6th ejection of 2023, T-2nd in the NL Central (MIL 7; CHC, STL 6; CIN, PIT 5).
This is David Ross' 4th ejection of 2023, 1st since July 4 (Erich Bacchus; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Alex MacKay's first career MLB ejection.

Wrap: Chicago Cubs vs New York Yankees, 7/9/23 | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Ross tossed in 1st inning on hot, steamy day in New York before All-Star Break


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