Saturday, July 22, 2023

MLB Ejection 155 - Cory Blaser (1; Oliver Marmol)

HP Umpire Cory Blaser ejected Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol (strike one call to Nolan Arenado; QOC) in the top of the 6th inning of the #Cardinals-#Cubs game. With two out and the bases loaded, Arenado took a 0-0 slider from Cubs pitcher Daniel Palencia for a called first strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -0.24, pz 1.48 [sz_bot 1.65 / RAD 1.53 / MOE 1.45]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 5-5. The Cubs ultimately won the contest, 8-6.

This is Cory Blaser (89)'s 1st ejection of 2023.
*This pitch was located 0.36 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 155th ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 72nd manager ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 72 Managers, 64 Players, 19 Coaches.
This is St Louis' 8th ejection of 2023, 1st in the NL Central (STL 8; MIL 7; CHC, CIN 6; PIT 5).
This is Oliver Marmol's 4th ejection of 2023, 1st since May 23 (Will Little; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Cory Blaser's 1st ejection since August 16, 2022 (Torey Lovullo; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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