Thursday, August 3, 2023

MLB Ejection 168 - Derek Thomas (2; David Bell)

HP Umpire Derek Thomas ejected Reds manager David Bell (ball four call to Jeimer Candelario; QOCY) in the bottom of the 3rd inning of the #Reds-#Cubs game. With two out and the bases loaded, Cubs batter Candelario took a 3-1 fastball from Reds pitcher Luke Weaver for a called fourth ball. Replays indicate the pitch was located off the inner edge of home plate and waist-high (px 0.85, pz 3.22 [sz_top 3.33]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Cubs were leading, 4-1. The Cubs ultimately won the contest, 5-3.

This is Derek Thomas (106)'s 2nd ejection of 2023.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 1.22 horizontal and 3.79 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 168th ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 77th manager ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 77 Managers, 70 Players, 21 Coaches.
This is Cincinnati's 7th ejection of 2023, T-2nd in the NL Central (STL 10; CIN, MIL, PIT 7; CHC 6).
This is David Bell's 6th ejection of 2023, 1st since July 16 (Edwin Jimenez; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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