Sunday, August 20, 2023

MLB Ejection 203 - Junior Valentine (5; Alex Cora)

HP Umpire Junior Valentine ejected Red Sox manager Alex Cora (strike three call to Trevor Story; QOCY) in the top of the 6th inning of the #RedSox-#Yankees game. With two out and two on, Story took a 3-2 sinker from Yankees pitcher Michael King for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the heart of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -0.17, pz 1.38 [sz_bot 1.55 / RAD 1.43 / MOE 1.35]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Red Sox were leading, 2-1. The Red Sox ultimately won the contest, 6-5.

This is Junior Valentine (25)'s 5th ejection of 2023.
*This pitch was located 0.36 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 203rd ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 93rd manager ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 93 Managers, 81 Players, 29 Coaches.
This is Boston's 5th ejection of 2023, 4th in the AL East (NYY 9; BAL, TOR 6; BOS 5; TB 4).
This is Alex Cora's 3rd ejection of 2023, 1st since June 5 (Chris Guccione; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).
This is Junior Valentine's 5th ejection of 2023, 1st since June 24 (Ryne Stanek; QOC = Y [Balk]).

Wrap: Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees, 8/20/23 | Video as follows:


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